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Environmental Engineering Technology Careers


You'll be in demand to provide powerful solutions.

Though one of the most successful engineering paths, environmental engineering technology is still relatively unknown to people – but it’s one of the most important, considering the environmental consequences if nothing is done. With this degree, you can ensure action and pursue paths like water and wastewater treatment, air pollution control, habitat restoration, solid and hazardous waste management and many more.

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Top Job

Both environmental engineers and environmental engineer technicians are in the top ten for best engineering jobs.


The median salary for environmental engineers is more than double the median salary for all occupations.

Local Demand

Because of our location, many firms in Wisconsin need your expertise.

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Career Options

You have a wide range of career paths, but they all have one thing in common: your work will protect your community. Job titles include:

  • Compliance Technologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Hazardous Waste Technologist
  • Environmental Quality Technologist
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Municipal Water Treatment Manager
  • Park Naturalist
  • Sustainability Manager

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Where recent graduates work.

Not sure where you should look for a job after graduation? Take a page from previous graduates and see where Phoenix alumni first land.

  • City of Appleton
  • Clearwater Industries
  • Davy Engineering
  • Vierbicher
  • Foth
  • Himalayan
  • Consultants, LLC
  • NEW Water
  • Sheboygan County
  • Sheboygan Water Utility
  • Taylor County
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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During his time at the Ohio State University, Professor Gunn's research focused on focus on sanitation, agricultural water management, and modeling of water systems. If you have questions about our program, get in touch with him!

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