Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has three environmental engineering schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Environmental Engineering students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,270 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $66,590. Environmental engineers in this area earn $81,520/yr and there are 600 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.476 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by environmental engineers, and 1.010/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 3 environmental engineering schools in Baltimore, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr) for environmental engineering students, with Baltimore City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|