Boise City, ID (population: 210,099) has one environmental engineering school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boise State University has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Boise City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Boise State University such as Donald Parks.
Environmental Engineering students from Boise City 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 Boise City-Nampa area alone, there are 250 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $49,790. Environmental engineers in this area earn $67,670/yr and there are 140 employed.
Boise City lies in Ada county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Boise City 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, Boise State University ends up costing a student $11,811/yr.