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Water/Wastewater Engineers
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Civil Engineers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
5,668 5,976 307 5.42% 61 490 552 $58.08 $120,799 Bachelor's degree
Description: Design or oversee projects involving provision of fresh water, disposal of wastewater and sewage, or prevention of flood-related damage. Prepare environmental documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and field work. Perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (1st Quarter 2022)

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