A Flyer by, Derek Pearson
What it's about:
Environmental engineering is the integration of sciences and engineering principles to improve the natural environment. Environmental engineering can also be described as a branch of applied science and technology that addresses the issue of energy preservation, production asset and control of waste from human and animal activities.
A technician tests the quality of the river water.
Water treatment plants are designed by technicians to recycle water.
Technicians are looking for more renewable sources of energy, such as hydroelectric power.
Average Salary of an Environmental Technician
The average environmental technician has a median salary of about $45,000 a year. That is a median salary, so there is a high end as well as a low end, but that is the median.