Career Path Forecast
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
environmental engineers are expected to have employment growth of 31
percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all
More environmental engineers will be needed to help companies comply
with environmental regulations and to develop methods of cleaning up
shift in emphasis toward preventing problems rather than controlling
those which already exist, as well as increasing public health concerns
resulting from population growth, also are expected to spur demand for
environmental engineers. Because of this employment growth, job
opportunities should be favorable.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.