Types of Water Jobs

The categories or types of water industry jobs listed below are detailed in the BLS Handbook. Just follow the link to learn more about the nature of the work and work environment, training and educational requirements, job outlook and projections, what to anticipate with earnings and wages, and general employment information. While some of the jobs are specific to the water industry, some are not, and are often described separately based on industry.

Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016 Edition, published in 2017: