The Pros And Careers Of Air Pollution

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More than three million children under the age of five have passed away because of pollution and other environmental factors (Rinkesh). Pollution is the leading cause of death among developing countries (Petru, Alexis). Air pollution analyst and environmental chemist are two careers that focus on improving our environment to make it safer to live in. Air pollution analyst sample and analyze data collected from polluted air. Once they discover or have a theory on what is causing the pollution, the air pollution analyst works with other scientist to create future techniques for reducing air pollution. In order to become an air pollution analyst, one has to have a Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, or another related field. Also, to become an air pollution analyst it is recommended to attend grad school. The more experienced the person is, the more money they will earn. An average less experienced air pollution analyst will earn about $38,570, while a more experienced air pollution analyst will earn on average $109,970. (“What Is an Air Pollution Analyst) An example of an air pollution analyst who lives in North Carolina is Kim Blumenreich from North Carolina Division of Air Quality. There are also people, such as Vicki Chandler, that are…show more content…
In order to understand the effects of chemicals in our environment, environmental chemists conduct field and laboratory work with measurements, data interpretation, and computer modeling. In order to become an environmental chemist a person has to have a graduate degree in chemistry, earth science, or another related field ("Environmental Chemist: Education and Career Information."). A less experienced environmental chemist usually makes on average $40,000 and a more experience environmental chemist can make up to $60,000 (Alana
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