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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: 151 - 175 of 204Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Employment
Occupation20102020Percent ChangeEarningsEducation & Training
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New Green OccupationsRecycling and Reclamation WorkersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
New Green OccupationsRecycling CoordinatorsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
Higher Demand OccupationsRefrigeration Mechanics and InstallersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelPost-Secondary vocational training
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Changing Skill OccupationsRefuse and Recyclable Material Collectors139,900168,10020%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelShort-term on-the-job training
New Green OccupationsRegulatory Affairs ManagersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsRegulatory Affairs SpecialistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
New Green OccupationsRemote Sensing Scientists and TechnologistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRemote Sensing TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsReporters and Correspondents51,90048,000-8%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRisk Management SpecialistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRobotics EngineersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRobotics TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsRoofers136,700161,10018%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsRough CarpentersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsSales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products400,000465,00016%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsSecurities and Commodities TradersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsSeparating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders38,40040,3005%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
Changing Skill OccupationsService Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining40,70044,2009%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsSheet Metal Workers136,100160,00018%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsShipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks687,600689,5000%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelShort-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsSoil and Plant Scientists16,300
18,300
12%
Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsSoil and Water ConservationistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsSolar Energy Installation ManagersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsSolar Energy Systems EngineersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsSolar Photovoltaic InstallersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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N/A: Employment projections data are not available for these new and emerging green occupations. Please also note that for these occupations, wage and education information is presented for a broader occupation group.



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