Birmingham, AL (population: 226,152) has one environmental engineering school within its city limits. University of Alabama at Birmingham has a total student population of 16,874. It is the 2390th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Birmingham, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at University of Alabama at Birmingham such as Talat Abu-Amra, J Barry Andrews, Donald Appleby, Heng Ban, Chih-Hsiung Cheng, and David Conner.
Environmental Engineering students from Birmingham schools who go on to become environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental specialists, environmental protection specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 50,610 people working as environmental engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,750. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Birmingham-Hoover area alone, there are 320 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $56,700. Environmental engineers in this area earn $63,160/yr and there are 120 employed.
Birmingham lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Birmingham-Hoover area has 494,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Birmingham are held by environmental engineers, and 1/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alabama at Birmingham ends up costing a student $11,131/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Birmingham|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||63.6 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||99.5 miles|