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Environmental Economist

This is an emerging occupation. It may have evolved from an existing occupation or emerged in response to consumer needs or technological advances.

In general, environmental economists study the effects that environmental policies have on the economy. They qualify and quantify the benefits of environmental alternatives (for example, renewable energy resources) and help design policies that protect and enhance environmental quality.

Also Known As

Economic Consultant

Emerging Occupation

Educational Requirements

6 years post-secondary education/training

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: N/A
Average Wage: N/A

Employment & Advancement

Emerging Occupation

Certification Requirements

Not regulated

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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