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Table 6. Occupational employment and wages for workers spending more than half of their time involved in green technologies and practices (GTP employment), August 2011

Table 6. Occupational employment and wages for workers spending more than half of their time involved in green
technologies and practices (GTP employment), August 2011

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        |                                                      |         |            |        |         |        
        |                                                      |   GTP   |   Percent  | Hourly |  Annual | Hourly 
   SOC  |               Occupation title                       | employ- |   of GTP   |  mean  |   mean  |  mean  
  code  |                                                      | ment (1)| employment |  wage  |   wage  |  wage  
        |                                                      |         |            |        |         |  mean  
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        |                                                      |         |            |        |         |        
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 |       .1   |  65.16 | 135,530 |  62.05 
11-3071 | Transportation, storage, and distribution managers ..|   1,100 |       .1   |  37.93 |  78,900 |  33.08 
11-9021 | Construction managers  ..............................|   6,400 |       .7   |  40.13 |  83,480 |  35.35 
11-9041 | Architectural and engineering managers ..............|   4,500 |       .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 |       .2   |  41.08 |  85,450 |  40.32 
11-9199 | Managers, all other .................................|   4,100 |       .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 |       .1   |  23.15 |  48,150 |  24.13 
13-1041 | Compliance officers .................................|   3,800 |       .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 |       .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 |       .1   |  40.97 |  85,220 |  37.22 
17-2199 | Engineers, all other ................................|   3,800 |       .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 |       .3   |  23.52 |  48,920 |   (4)  
19-2041 | Environmental scientists and specialists, including  |         |            |        |         |        
        |  health .............................................|   7,200 |       .8   |  29.40 |  61,160 |  27.18 
19-3051 | Urban and regional planners .........................|     900 |       .1   |  31.63 |  65,780 |  29.64 
19-4091 | Environmental science and protection technicians,    |         |            |        |         |        
        |  including health ...................................|   3,600 |       .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 |       .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 |       .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 |       .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 |       .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 |       .2   |  12.30 |  25,580 |  11.87 
43-6014 | Secretaries and administrative assistants, except    |         |            |        |         |        
        |  legal, medical and executive .......................|   4,000 |       .5   |  16.71 |  34,750 |   (4)  
43-9061 | Office clerks, general ..............................|   4,500 |       .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 |       .3   |  28.32 |  58,910 |  26.71 
47-4011 | Construction and building inspectors ................|     400 |       .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 |       .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 |       .2   |  29.82 |  62,020 |  30.65 
51-8021 | Stationary engineers and boiler operators ...........|   1,500 |       .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 |       .1   |  13.10 |  27,250 |  11.97 
        | Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters,     |         |            |        |         |        
51-9121 |  operators, and tenders .............................|   1,800 |       .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 |       .2   |  22.77 |  47,360 |  21.25 
53-1031 | First-line supervisors of transportation and material|         |            |        |         |        
        |  moving machine and vehicle operators ...............|   7,100 |       .8   |  20.61 |  42,860 |  16.71 
53-7051 | Industrial truck and tractor operators ..............|   3,300 |       .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)  
        |                                                      |         |            |        |         |        
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   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.



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Last Modified Date: June 29, 2012
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