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Occupations
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) report, the Greening of the World of Work.

Green Career Categories
Higher Demand Occupations = Higher Demand Occupations
These occupations already exist but are expanding due to increased demand for green goods and services. See a List

Changing Skill Occupations = Changing Skill Occupations 
These occupations already exist but their skill requirements are changing in response to green trends. See a List 

New Green Occupations = New Green Occupations
These occupations are brand new and emerging due to green trends. See a List

Employment Growth
Employment growth data come from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Projections Program.  Read more about national employment projections.

Earnings
Earnings Level Earnings Level Earnings Level Earnings Level= Greater than $46,360
Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings Level= $30,630 to $46,300
Earnings LevelEarnings Level= $21,260 and $30,560
Earnings Level= Less than $21,220

Education and Training
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on the link next to an occupation to view long-term or short-term training options in your area for that occupation.

  
  

National Employment Growth

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Displaying Occupations: 126 - 150 of 204Page:12345 6 78
Employment
Occupation20102020Percent ChangeEarningsEducation & Training
Page: 12345 6 78
New Green OccupationsMethane/Landfill Gas Generation System TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
Higher Demand OccupationsMillwrights36,50034,800-5%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsMixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders124,600121,900-2%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsNanosystems EngineersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsNanotechnology Engineering TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsNanotechnology Engineering TechnologistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsNatural Sciences Managers49,30053,1008%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear Engineers19,10021,10010%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear Equipment Operation TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear Power Reactor Operators5,2005,3004%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsOccupational Health and Safety Specialists58,70063,7009%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsOccupational Health and Safety Technicians10,60012,00013%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsOperating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators349,100431,00024%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsPersonal Financial Advisors206,800273,20032%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsPhotonics EngineersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsPhotonics TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsPipe Fitters and SteamfittersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsPlumbersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsPower Distributors and Dispatchers10,30010,000-3%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
Changing Skill OccupationsPower Plant Operators40,50039,500-3%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
New Green OccupationsPrecision Agriculture TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsProduction, Planning, and Expediting Clerks271,000288,9007%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsPublic Relations Specialists258,100316,20023%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsBuyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
14,20014,000-1%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsRailroad Conductors and Yardmasters40,80042,7005%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsRail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators15,00015,3002%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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