Environmental engineers combine engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to create solutions to environmental problems.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. A Professional Engineering license is needed for higher level jobs.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In August 2020, the median yearly salary for an engineer was $65,477, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Environmental Engineer Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- National Society of Professional Engineers
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Check out all the cool tasks environmental engineers complete on a daily basis.