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Environmental Data Aggregator

at Historical Information Gatherers

matt240

- Minneapolis, Minnesota

- 8/27/20
Job/Career Demand
3.0
Positive Impact
2.0
Satisfaction
3.0
Advancement/Growth
1.0
Creativity
1.0
Work-Life Balance
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
1.0
Work Environment
3.0
Total Compensation
$38,500
Years of experience
1.5
Recommended Education
Bachelor's Degree
Male

What education would you recommend?

Bachelor's in Environmental Science, GIS, or a related field.

Describe the path you took to become a environmental data aggregator

This is my second job out of college, it's meant to be an entry level job to get a foot in the door to the environmental sector.

What's a day in the life of a environmental data aggregator?

My day consists of collecting environmental data to send to clients in environmental consulting. This work includes, collecting aerial photography, fire insurance maps, and city directories. This data is collected with a combination of using ArcGIS and City Directories. Work usually gets done within an 8 hour day but during the busy season, it isn't unheard of to work overtime.

What's the best part of being a environmental data aggregator?

Overall, the job is pretty relaxed, work0life balance is pretty good and you aren't required to work overtime if you don't want to.

What are some perks of your job?

Employee parties, carry over PTO, work from home availability

What's the downside of being a environmental data aggregator? Words of caution?

The job can be mundane and repetitive. There isn't much room for growth. As this sector of the environmental industry grows, it will become more automated. Highly recommend learning coding to stay relevant and ahead of the curve.

What's the earning potential? Entry-level? Mid-level? Senior-level?

Earning potential is pretty low for this job depending on the company you work for. Smaller businesses will pay less than larger competitors.

What skills are needed to be a environmental data aggregator?

ArcGIS, Python Coding, Customer Service

Advice on how to get promoted

Diversify your skillset, learn coding, take opportunities offered to get a leg up.

What's the future outlook for a environmental data aggregator?

This career will become more automated as the sector grows. It will require more coding in the future.

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