Career Opportunities

Environmental Health and Safety

California is among the top paying states for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov). According to the California Employment Development Department, the median annual salary for an environmental health and safety technician is $46,650. The agency also predicted a 26 percent increase in employment demand through 2022.

Career opportunities exist in a wide range of public and private sector occupations including:

  • Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • Environmental Laboratory Services
  • Environmental Site Management
  • Safety & Health
  • Air Quality
  • Solid & Hazardous Waste Management
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Environmental Information Management Systems

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Jose Alvarez

Jose Alvarez
Agribusiness

"Allan Hancock College is truly an amazing community college, especially when you give yourself the opportunity to get involved. After returning from overseas as a member of the U.S. Marines, I discovered the agribusiness program at Hancock. The faculty and staff are so helpful and encouraging. The facilities in the new Industrial Technology Complex are top of the line. Hancock is truly a start here, go anywhere campus."

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Wildland Fire Technology Testimonial PhotoVideo: Wildland Fire Technology Program student Brian says the AHC program is the best place to be for training in his field.

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Last Modified Feb 8, 2017