Green Goods and Services Occupations

Ten largest occupations in establishments with all revenue from green goods and services, by industry sector, November 2011

Ten largest occupations in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

14,130 33.8% $21,540

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3,020 7.2% $22,860

Forest and Conservation Technicians

2,960 7.1% $36,700

Logging Equipment Operators

2,270 5.4% $30,990

Agricultural Equipment Operators

1,690 4.0% $23,910

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

1,620 3.9% $40,490

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

1,420 3.4% $32,110

Agricultural Workers, All Other

1,160 2.8% $20,150

Forest and Conservation Workers

1,120 2.7% $31,440

Fallers

1,010 2.4% $33,950
Ten largest occupations in the utilities industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

20,200 14.2% $44,560

Nuclear Engineers

8,170 5.8% $96,270

Security Guards

5,270 3.7% $43,580

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,100 3.6% $61,830

Power Plant Operators

4,530 3.2% $57,620

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

4,380 3.1% $77,660

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,020 2.8% $69,930

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,880 2.7% $47,180

Nuclear Technicians

3,630 2.6% $75,370

Office Clerks, General

3,520 2.5% $37,640
Ten largest occupations in the construction industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

8,210 8.9% $30,390

Carpenters

7,860 8.5% $39,900

Construction Laborers

7,680 8.3% $38,020

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

5,830 6.3% $62,870

Electricians

5,390 5.9% $54,230

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

5,190 5.6% $43,010

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4,730 5.1% $41,330

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,810 3.0% $35,200

Construction Managers

2,610 2.8% $86,130

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

2,440 2.6% $53,510
Ten largest occupations in the manufacturing industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Team Assemblers

28,000 10.5% $29,750

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

10,210 3.8% $57,660

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,750 2.9% $30,370

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

7,160 2.7% $38,380

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

6,900 2.6% $45,330

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

6,310 2.4% $47,740

Helpers--Production Workers

5,840 2.2% $29,580

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

5,420 2.0% $33,090

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5,200 2.0% $32,060

Semiconductor Processors

4,810 1.8% $38,280
Ten largest occupations in the wholesale trade industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

20,420 25.3% $25,200

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

6,450 8.0% $34,660

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

4,360 5.4% $58,830

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4,350 5.4% $26,880

Office Clerks, General

2,670 3.3% $27,600

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,640 3.3% $31,730

General and Operations Managers

2,620 3.2% $113,400

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,030 2.5% $29,410

Production Workers, All Other

1,790 2.2% $23,130

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,670 2.1% $27,410
Ten largest occupations in the retail trade industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Retail Salespersons

26,860 40.3% $20,080

Cashiers

15,000 22.5% $18,300

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

8,210 12.3% $20,210

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

4,590 6.9% $31,860

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,880 4.3% $20,970

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

1,350 2.0% $28,560

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,310 2.0% $24,160

General and Operations Managers

590 0.9% $88,170

Security Guards

550 0.8% $48,800

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

400 0.6% $22,480
Ten largest occupations in the transportation and warehousing industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

174,180 38.3% $30,450

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

104,380 23.0% $41,640

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

19,850 4.4% $47,500

Childcare Workers

10,620 2.3% $20,780

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

8,900 2.0% $59,930

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

8,350 1.8% $21,600

Subway and Streetcar Operators

7,720 1.7% $58,920

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

7,700 1.7% $38,110

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

7,030 1.5% $46,940

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

6,390 1.4% $25,910
Ten largest occupations in the information industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Editors

2,150 8.5% $47,930

Reporters and Correspondents

2,070 8.1% $27,790

Advertising Sales Agents

2,060 8.1% $39,140

Producers and Directors

1,090 4.3% $62,720

Librarians

910 3.6% $40,640

Library Technicians

880 3.5% $25,910

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

750 2.9% $32,660

Office Clerks, General

730 2.9% $27,200

Radio and Television Announcers

710 2.8% $39,470

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

680 2.7% $30,300
Ten largest occupations in the professional, scientific, and technical services industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

12,130 8.8% $67,700

Environmental Engineers

7,990 5.8% $82,060

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

7,250 5.2% $43,150

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

5,770 4.2% $83,560

Chemists

4,710 3.4% $55,660

General and Operations Managers

4,650 3.4% $132,580

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4,280 3.1% $66,700

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

3,980 2.9% $36,210

Mechanical Engineers

3,970 2.9% $88,750

Chemical Technicians

3,310 2.4% $38,600
Ten largest occupations in the management of companies and enterprises industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Accountants and Auditors

390 5.0% $60,120

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

370 4.6% $65,380

Industrial Engineers

360 4.5% $91,350

Financial Managers

160 2.0% $137,230

Chief Executives

150 1.9% $241,290

General and Operations Managers

140 1.8% (1)

Financial Analysts

140 1.8% $77,070

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

140 1.8% $53,010

Human Resources Managers

110 1.4% $104,630

Training and Development Specialists

90 1.1% $72,070
Ten largest occupations in the administrative and waste management services industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

56,140 20.4% $34,770

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

25,480 9.3% $38,100

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

20,990 7.6% $42,330

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

17,200 6.3% $26,510

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

16,530 6.0% $25,130

General and Operations Managers

7,640 2.8% $113,070

Office Clerks, General

6,750 2.5% $29,390

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6,370 2.3% $35,680

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

6,080 2.2% $42,470

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

5,680 2.1% $33,090
Ten largest occupations in the educational services industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

1,480 8.2% $74,590

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,170 6.5% $33,480

Office Clerks, General

790 4.4% $35,870

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

720 4.0% $54,970

Instructional Coordinators

640 3.6% $54,130

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

630 3.5% $88,340

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

590 3.3% $43,550

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

570 3.2% $53,320

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

450 2.5% $28,920

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

410 2.3% $78,620
Ten largest occupations in the arts, entertainment, and recreation industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Protective Service Workers, All Other

2,260 8.0% $45,590

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,960 6.9% $41,690

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

1,570 5.6% $27,010

Tour Guides and Escorts

1,190 4.2% $29,720

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

1,100 3.9% $34,350

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

920 3.3% $30,150

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

760 2.7% $29,710

General and Operations Managers

730 2.6% $92,550

Recreation Workers

690 2.4% $35,220

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

660 2.3% $73,950
Ten largest occupations in the other services (except public administration) industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

3,620 10.0% $27,950

Public Relations Specialists

2,070 5.7% $63,220

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

1,420 3.9% $45,420

General and Operations Managers

1,410 3.9% $115,760

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

1,330 3.7% $29,080

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,100 3.0% $35,830

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

1,070 3.0% $70,230

Office Clerks, General

1,040 2.9% $29,620

Conservation Scientists

890 2.5% $50,170

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

850 2.4% $38,610
Ten largest occupations in the public administration industry in establishments with all green revenue
Occupation title Establishments with all green revenue
Employment Percent of employment Annual mean wage

Forest and Conservation Technicians

53,070 19.2% $40,330

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

13,220 4.8% $77,940

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

11,250 4.1% $90,760

Conservation Scientists

9,490 3.4% $66,150

Biological Scientists, All Other

7,110 2.6% $64,450

Physical Scientists, All Other

6,920 2.5% $103,480

Environmental Engineers

6,890 2.5% $95,040

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

5,900 2.1% $39,810

Natural Sciences Managers

5,820 2.1% $95,380

Biological Technicians

4,610 1.7% $35,410

Footnotes
(1) Estimate not released.


About the November, 2011 GGS-OCC data:

Last Modified Date: September 28, 2012

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