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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: 26 - 50 of 204Page:1 2 345678
Employment
Occupation20102020Percent ChangeEarningsEducation & Training
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Higher Demand OccupationsChemical Technicians61,00065,1007%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsChemists82,20085,4004%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsChief Sustainability OfficersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Changing Skill OccupationsCivil Engineers262,800313,90019%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsClimate Change AnalystsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelMaster's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsCommercial and Industrial Designers40,80045,10011%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsCompliance ManagersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
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Higher Demand OccupationsSoftware Developers, Systems Software
392,300519,40032%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsComputer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic125,100149,00019%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsConstruction and Building Inspectors102,400120,80018%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelWork experience in a related occupation
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Higher Demand OccupationsConstruction CarpentersN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsConstruction Laborers998,8001,211,20021%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsConstruction Managers523,100609,60017%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsContinuous Mining Machine Operators13,90013,9000%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsCustomer Service Representatives2,187,3002,525,60016%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsCutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic183,900188,5003%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsDispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance185,200219,60019%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
Higher Demand OccupationsDrilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic22,70021,100-7%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers182,900172,400-6%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelShort-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment69,10069,9001%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelPost-secondary vocational training
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Changing Skill OccupationsElectrical Engineering TechniciansN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsElectrical Engineering TechnologistsN/AN/AN/AEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsElectrical Engineers154,000164,7007%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers108,400122,80013%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectricians577,000710,60023%Earnings LevelEarnings LevelEarnings LevelLong-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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