Salt Lake City, UT (population: 184,856) has two environmental engineering schools within its city limits. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in the city with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah. To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Salt Lake City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at University of Utah such as Steve Blair, Paul Borgmeier, Gale Bruce, Steve Burian, Doug Christensen, and Greg Clark.
Environmental Engineering students from Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake City area alone, there are 430 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $58,750. Environmental engineers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 510 employed.
Salt Lake City lies in Salt Lake county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Salt Lake City area has 609,730 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.97/hr average worker wage, and a $41,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.829 out of every 1000 jobs in Salt Lake City are held by environmental engineers, and 0.712/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 2 environmental engineering schools in Salt Lake City, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr) for environmental engineering students, with Salt Lake Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,987/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Salt Lake City|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||7.5 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||15.4 miles|