Green Technologies and Practices

Occupational employment and wages for workers spending more than half their time involved in green technologies and practices (GTP employment), August 2011
SOC code Occupation title GTP employment (1) Percent of GTP employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Hourly median wage

00-0000

All Occupations (2)

854,700

100.0%

$21.05

$43,790

$16.88

11-0000

Management Occupations

42,900

5.0%

$41.17

$85,630

$37.61

11-1021

General and Operations Managers

8,600

1.0%

$49.89

$103,780

$45.12

11-3011

Administrative Services Managers

4,100

0.5%

$37.31

$77,610

$34.18

11-3021

Computer and Information Systems Managers

200

(3)

$60.84

$126,560

$64.85

11-3051

Industrial Production Managers

800

0.1%

$65.16

$135,530

$62.05

11-3071

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

1,100

0.1%

$37.93

$78,900

$33.08

11-9021

Construction Managers

6,400

0.7%

$40.13

$83,480

$35.35

11-9041

Architectural and Engineering Managers

4,500

0.5%

$38.76

$80,630

(4)

11-9111

Medical and Health Services Managers

100

(3)

$61.67

$128,280

$63.75

11-9121

Natural Sciences Managers

1,400

0.2%

$41.08

$85,450

$40.32

11-9199

Managers, All Other

4,100

0.5%

$49.82

$103,630

$49.65

13-0000

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

24,800

2.9%

$26.44

$55,000

$24.65

13-1023

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

1,000

0.1%

$23.15

$48,150

$24.13

13-1041

Compliance Officers

3,800

0.4%

$29.60

$61,560

$30.09

13-1111

Management Analysts

300

(3)

$26.75

$55,650

$21.09

13-1199

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

11,700

1.4%

$25.17

$52,350

$22.32

15-0000

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

8,800

1.0%

(4)

(4)

(4)

17-0000

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

53,200

6.2%

$30.88

$64,220

$29.81

17-2051

Civil Engineers

6,000

0.7%

$39.81

$82,810

$39.77

17-2111

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

300

(3)

$50.46

$104,950

$44.30

17-2112

Industrial Engineers

1,300

0.1%

$40.97

$85,220

$37.22

17-2199

Engineers, All Other

3,800

0.4%

$37.09

$77,140

$38.82

19-0000

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

32,000

3.7%

$32.54

$67,690

$25.81

19-1031

Conservation Scientists

2,400

0.3%

$23.52

$48,920

(4)

19-2041

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7,200

0.8%

$29.40

$61,160

$27.18

19-3051

Urban and Regional Planners

900

0.1%

$31.63

$65,780

$29.64

19-4091

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3,600

0.4%

$22.81

$47,450

$21.17

19-4099

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

100

(3)

$27.68

$57,560

$22.00

25-0000

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

100

(3)

$19.42

$40,390

$20.28

27-0000

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

800

0.1%

$30.11

$62,620

$30.79

29-0000

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

21,300

2.5%

$23.84

$49,580

$17.50

29-9011

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

3,500

0.4%

$32.86

$68,350

$36.06

35-0000

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

26,100

3.1%

$10.94

$22,750

$9.02

37-0000

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

123,600

14.5%

$14.29

$29,730

$12.70

37-1012

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

11,800

1.4%

$21.23

$44,160

$20.25

37-2011

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

56,700

6.6%

$14.45

$30,050

$12.59

37-2012

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

19,600

2.3%

$8.63

$17,950

$8.42

37-3011

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

22,000

2.6%

$14.41

$29,980

$13.50

39-0000

Personal Care and Service Occupations

3,900

0.5%

$16.89

$35,130

$16.29

41-0000

Sales and Related Occupations

30,200

3.5%

$23.20

$48,260

$19.86

41-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

3,500

0.4%

$16.33

$33,970

$16.29

43-0000

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

31,700

3.7%

$17.76

$36,950

$14.44

43-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

9,700

1.1%

$20.15

$41,920

$18.51

43-5071

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,300

0.2%

$12.30

$25,580

$11.87

43-6014

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

4,000

0.5%

$16.71

$34,750

(4)

43-9061

Office Clerks, General

4,500

0.5%

$18.01

$37,460

$13.58

45-0000

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

17,100

2.0%

$12.58

$26,170

$10.65

45-2092

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11,600

1.4%

$10.40

$21,630

$10.16

47-0000

Construction and Extraction Occupations

79,600

9.3%

$19.33

$40,200

$17.45

47-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

13,100

1.5%

$25.38

$52,800

$24.97

47-2111

Electricians

2,700

0.3%

$28.32

$58,910

$26.71

47-4011

Construction and Building Inspectors

400

0.1%

$28.17

$58,600

$25.08

49-0000

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

103,500

12.1%

$20.64

$42,940

$17.48

49-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

10,000

1.2%

$25.41

$52,860

$23.36

49-3023

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

13,300

1.6%

$24.72

$51,420

$20.77

49-9021

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

37,300

4.4%

$18.75

$39,000

$16.34

49-9043

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

500

0.1%

$19.70

$40,980

$18.02

49-9071

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

26,000

3.0%

$21.32

$44,350

$17.65

49-9099

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

200

(3)

$15.71

$32,670

$16.49

51-0000

Production Occupations

60,800

7.1%

$18.13

$37,710

$16.15

51-1011

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

9,100

1.1%

$22.93

$47,700

$23.46

51-8013

Power Plant Operators

1,600

0.2%

$29.82

$62,020

$30.65

51-8021

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

1,500

0.2%

$23.42

$48,720

$22.02

51-8031

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

10,600

1.2%

$22.39

$46,570

$22.77

51-9111

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

1,300

0.1%

$13.10

$27,250

$11.97

51-9121

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,800

0.2%

$19.27

$40,090

(4)

51-9199

Production Workers, All Other

10,400

1.2%

$13.55

$28,180

$13.36

53-0000

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

59,800

7.0%

$15.38

$31,990

$13.30

53-1021

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

1,900

0.2%

$22.77

$47,360

$21.25

53-1031

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

7,100

0.8%

$20.61

$42,860

$16.71

53-7051

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,300

0.4%

$22.02

$45,810

(4)

53-7062

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

23,000

2.7%

$11.44

$23,800

$11.02

99-9999

Occupation Not Reported

102,300

12.0%

(4)

(4)

(4)

Footnotes
(1) Defined as employees who spend more than half of their time involved in green technologies and practices.
(2) Occupational data will not sum to the major group and all-occupations totals because the totals include occupations for which data were not published separately.
(3) Less than 0.05 percent.
(4) Estimates not released.

Last Modified Date: June 29, 2012

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