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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Luisa Gijon

Luisa Gijon
Psychology

" My experience in AHC was enlightening. I learned to overcome obstacles. I learned to look for help when I had a problem. When I first came to AHC, I was placed in English 501. English was one of the hardest courses for me, but having a laboratory with great staff help me get confidence. I took advantage of the free tutoring AHC had. The biggest thing I learned from AHC was to trust myself in everything I did.
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Last Modified Feb 8, 2017