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Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by Tracey de Morsella in Green Jobs & Careers, Lists

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Last week, there was a tremendous response to a Fast Company article listing the top green careers for the next decade. With an economic down-turn that appears to have no end in sight, everyone is trying to identify the career path that will unsure some measure of job security and be lucrative. Many pursuing green careers are also hoping to find work that is rewarding.

With so much focus on green jobs, I knew there were more growing opportunities then the 10 listed in the Fast Company article. So I decide to compile a more comprehensive list of all the lists of green jobs that I could find. I found 12 such lists. In addition to Fast Company, Fortune, Hotjobs, CareerBuilder, Greentech Media, Forbes, E Magazine, Super Eco, Inventor’s Spot, US News and World Report, Eco Salon and all had green jobs lists. There was some overlap of occupations considered to be fast growers, but not as much as you would think.

The standouts (the occupations most frequently mentioned) include: urban and regional planning, environmental attorneys, conservation biologists, energy and environmental engineers, hydrologists, environmental educators, organic food production, sustainability specialists, green software and hardware specialists, wind energy developers, and waste disposal specialists. Combined, these lists provided insight into 56 occupations.

Over the next few months, we will take an in-depth look at many of these career specialties- delving into what is required, some success stories and why these authoritative sources have determined that the green career specialties cited are the best ones to pursue. We will take a look at what people in these occupations do, which companies are hiring them, pay scale, what education is required, anticipated growth, education and training resources, networking resources and the experience required. We will also look into short and long term strategies for getting started, making a change or growing in these career specialties.

On the next few pages are summaries of each list. Each list links to the actual article with detailed assessments. On the last page (page 5) of this post is my compiled list of all 56 of the green jobs that appeared on the top green jobs lists we reviewed. If there is a list that I missed, or a career specialty not mentioned, drop us a line.

On the next page (page 2) we have the summaries of the Forbes List of Six-Figure Green Jobs, the GreenTech Media Top 10 Green Jobs for The Future, and the Career Builder List of The 25 Green Careers with Promise

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About Tracey:
Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband launched the Green Economy Post.

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12 Responses to “Best Green Jobs Meta-list: 56 Top Green Careers Recommended By 12 Authoritative Sources”


Linda Coburn

31. Mar, 2009

I was wondering if you could sort the meta list by a meaningful measure like compensation or number of jobs available for that position or number of times that position appeared on various lists.

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Tracey de Morsella

31. Mar, 2009

Hi Linda:

Thanks for your post. I cannot sort the meta list by compensation or number of jobs available, because the 11 lists did not provide that data. There would have to be an database of that information available to do something like that. However, there are two things that I can do. As I explained in the article, over the next few months, we are going to do spotlight profiles on most of the career specialties listed on the eleven lists. In these profiles, we will delve into pay scale, anticipated growth, requirements, job descriptions, required training or education,and required experience. We will also look into success stories, short and long term strategies for getting started, making a change or growing in these career specialties.

In the meantime, you can probably get additional information from the lists themselves. They usually cite their sources. You also might find information on the Bureau of Labor Statistics web site. They have numerous databases, tables, publications”

A quick look revealed the following document:
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01. Apr, 2009

This is all very encouraging for someone about to graduate with an MS in conservation biology. Now if only the economy would pick up we might actually see some jobs opening up. Job prospects have been few and far between lately and unless your able to get involved in a “shovel ready” project, I don’t see the market improving anytime soon.
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Tracey de Morsella

01. Apr, 2009

Hi Tonya:

From everything that I have heard, the stimulus money should be starting to be implemented within the next 60 days. Many of the projects are due to launch throughout the next nine months. There is other encouraging news. A recent survey of 300 venture capitalists, executives, entrepreneurs and bankers conducted over the past two months conducted by KPMG revealed that 53 percent expect to see VC investment in the green technology sector increase in 2009, with over two-thirds of this new investment split between renewable energy projects and technologies for energy storage and improved efficiency. Most surveyed, indicated that they anticipated seeing an increase in green technology public-private partnerships between business and government.

Instead of waiting it out, try enhancing your personal brand and extending your network. You can do this by joining organizations and getting involved in ways that showcase your talent. You should writing and working to get published in relevant journals, newsletters, web sites and blogs. Finally participate in online social media. Hang in there and good luck.
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Robert Silverman

06. Apr, 2009

I’ve been in the environmental field for over 15 years and have a Master’s from a “top” program and school. My take is it has always been an “emerging” field, but in reality mostly a “silent depression.” I’ve been intermittently and marginally employed the whole time. Maybe this time it will be different…??
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Barbara Passero

09. Apr, 2009

Hi all,

The crux of the matter is that you all need to push your congressmen to get off the dole of big corporations and move toward saving the environment.

For decades, corporations have pounded into citizens skulls that any protection of the environment meant loss of jobs and income. Does anyone remember Rachel Carson’s incredible book Silent Spring (1956)? If not, read it. You’ll weep for the looooong delay since the author stressed the danger of increasing cases of cancer and decreasing birth rates due to DDT and other pesticides and chemicals. Big Chem Monsanto and Dow did their best to discredit her. But the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts resulted from her influence on modern environmentalism. Too late for Ms. Carson died of breast cancer. Also people seem to have forgotten all this in their vying for the “greenest” lawn.

During the Carter administration at the end of the 1970s, the Arab Oil Embargo made the necessity for alternative fuels and fuel efficiency unchallengeable. But the big corporations (auto, oil, etc., etc.) came down hard on Carter for everything else and got rid of him. Pres. Reagan and Congress led the race back to fossil fuels with SUVs and light trucks. Americans conveniently “forgot” –read denial — they should conserve fuel in their search for luxury and comfort. Since 1980 Americans have been led like sheep to feel that they deserve to use up the world’s resources because they are better than any the citizens of any other country.

Since use of the word environment seemed like a threat, some smart marketing person/s inventing the word green. You can thank Congress (those rich lobbyists got through their veneer of propriety) and the past GOP administrations for the environmental and financial crisis today.

You can bet your socks that only the most serious and concentrated effort will do anything to extend humankind’s time on earth. But the giant corporations aren’t ready to give up on their outrageous profits, even though they’ll be face deep in the trough along with the other hogs.
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10. Apr, 2009

Hi everyone,
I really liked the format of your Meta list, and what struck me the most was that these jobs are technical jobs which require a good engineering background, or scientific, or environmental. So I guess that if you have been working for an environmental company for the last 5 years, or as a solar engineer, then you might find that green jobs are in plentiful. I am not saying that without a sufficient technical expertise one can be useful to a company developing biofuel. However, I don’t think there are enough skilled workers around to provide the necessary work force to the green economy, for it to be the driver of a global economic recovery.

So I am wondering why nobody is interested in helping experienced professionals from not to distinct sectors of the economy, to achieve a career change towards renewable energies and sustainability? I have a sales and marketing experience in energy commodities and in metals, as in recycling, but my profile seems to be to far from the renewable energy sector.

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Tracey de Morsella

10. Apr, 2009

Hi Benjamin:

Thanks for the compliment regarding the list. You are correct in your assumption that those with science background will likely have an edge, however, like with the dot com and information technology boom, sales and marketing people are critical to this whole thing working. Who is going to sell the products that come out of the green economy. To make the transition, I would recommend joining some local chapters of organizations that appeal to you. Figure which niche appeals to you and get informed. Find out which companies are key players in the industry you are trying to crack and watch for when they are hiring. Consider certification Write some articles for blogs and do the social networking thing to build your personal brand.
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02. Sep, 2009

I have been reinventing myself for years now. I have a BSc in mathematics w/a concentration in engineering. I’ve also networked for years attending RE (solar, wind, ocean) conferences and seminars. Volunteered. Interned. And am currently in the throes of completing an MSc in renewable energy engineering in the EU, and have also taken course work in sustainability development. I have recently been informed, that I am too much of a dynamic generalist (yes I aspire to be a hybrid RE engineer–because as the Germans know, a herd of us will be required), yet at this time, unless you are a technician, in manufacturing, in business dev or project management, it’s virtually impossible to break into this industry at this time until the tenuous financial markets improve. I guess I’m just not meeting the correct people in R&D. I want to have hope, but the sobering truth I have been dispensed from HR RE industry insiders follows.

“I understand your plight. Regrettably it is not an uncommon story. I don’t have any ideas for you here. I’m working to get contracts myself. What you’ve experienced in the gap between the advertised desired qualifications and what they REALLY want is the norm and always has been. Companies today have absolutely no appetite for other than experienced people under any circumstances where when things are booming, they will take less experience and train. That time is at least 9 months to a year away at best. Things will need to ramp up again and the backlog of experienced people who are now out of work be absorbed before the marketplace will be very open to training people. This is the “front door” scenario. You may get an introduction from a colleague or a networking connection that will get you in the door sooner but that’s generally how the RE job market will come back for you and many, many others.”
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02. Sep, 2009

What you say is true…. at least for now. Have you considered getting some experience by offering to volunteer/intern for a startup? I lot of people I have encountered who do not have experience, have gotten their foot in the door that way. If you did that now, and got the “experience” when investing picked up, you could probably write your ticket
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The final cards are still to be played and it is by no means certain how things will play out; in the past few weeks, we have seen:

- a smiling, handshake photo of our President together with the leaders from Israel and Palestine (
- an end to the silly missile shield interceptors in Eastern Europe (,
- followed almost immediately by an announcement from Russia to Iran that they might want to reconsider their nuclear plans (

- and on top of all of that; China talked about alternative energy this week at the UN and even discussed a carbon trading standard, "the Panda Standard" (,8599,1925804,00.html).

As I watched the Senate tonight, mark up the health care proposal in the Senate Finance Committee, it was obvious to the end viewer that Chairman Baucus was growing weary with the obstacles being put in the path of the bill by Republicans and I grew ever more confident that a possibly good bill may make it out of his committee - with further opportunities for improvement on the Senate floor and then in conference with the House - which is still committed to producing a bill that has a strong public option ( cs/politicalhotsheet/entry5331747.shtml).

I am continually encouraged by the steel shown by our nation's Speaker of the House. She was walked further out on the ledge in support of a public option than any other public official - including our President. She knows that it is not just his record as President on the line with health care reform, but her control of the House as the Speaker.

What happens to her, in the event that a health care bill without a public option is eventually signed into law? We all know that the President will proclaim victory upon signing whatever bill crosses his desk, but for Pelosi, victory and public option are much more closely linked.

Speaker Pelosi is not new to the world of politics and once prior this year - with the stimulus - she has walked out ahead of the President, only to see him cut a deal behind her position. Would she allow herself to be put into that same position, again? How would she control the revolt of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (

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> President Obama has squandered his enormous political clout on health care, and thus far has gotten little in return. He appears at the U. N. and will appear soon in Copenhagen in a weakened domestic political condition, which prevents him from following through on campaign promises to the extent that he would need Congressional approval, as in climate change.
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Sen. Feinstein
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:29:11 PM
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Hi, I'm the public option, and I need your help. Can you call Sen. Feinstein and tell her that health care reform must include a real public health insurance option that's available immediately—not a "trigger" designed to indefinitely delay it?

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Hi, I'm the public health insurance option.

People have been saying all sorts of untrue things about me lately, so I decided it was time to stand up and set the record straight.

First off: the reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I'm happy and healthy. And I'm proud to play a starring role in four of the five health reform bills currently on the table.

Second: I have a lot of friends. President Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi support me—as do 77% of the American people.1 In fact, I'm feeling pretty popular.

But there is one area where I could use your help. The Senate Finance Committee is considering a "trigger" proposal that could kill me through indefinite delay.

Can you call your senator, Dianne Feinstein, and tell her that health care reform must include a real public health insurance option that's available immediately—not a "trigger"?

Here's where to call:

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A "trigger" that would make me wait to become available is just a trap designed to kill me. As Senator Charles Schumer has pointed out, "any reasonable criteria for triggering a public plan has already been met" because insurance companies have already failed to rein in costs and expand coverage.2

Here are some other things you might not know about me:

* I like candlelit dinners, overseas travel, and long walks on the beach. Whoops, sorry—wrong email.
* Some people say they don't like me because I'm too expensive, but that's just a flat-out lie. Keeping me around will actually save money—I'd cost 10% less than the typical private plan.3
* I'm the best way to keep insurance companies honest. Like my friend Senator Jay Rockefeller has said, "Without the steady, positive influence of a public plan option in the marketplace, we will never truly solve the health care crisis in this country. Private health insurance has a long history of cutting people off or charging too much for too little."4
* Over 60 House progressives have publicly pledged to only vote for a bill that has me in it.5 So without me, health care reform doesn't have enough votes make it through Congress.

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Break the Curse of Oil Addiction – Austin American-Statesman – 9/16/09
By The Editorial Board

“We should not let desire to argue over the messenger and his message rob us of the necessity to shed our oil dependence. Rigs that burn natural gas may not be the whole solution, but that certainly is a move in the right direction.”


T. Boone Pickens Has a Plan to Reduce our Dependency on Foreign Oil – Standard-Examiner (UT) – 8/30/09
By Rick Stewart

“Well, as you may have heard here, he has a plan. And the backbone of that plan is natural gas…and the best part of all this natural-gas, clean-energy talk for red state, Republican Utahans? You don't have to be a tree-hugger to support it.”


Pickens: A Man with a Plan – Daily Herald (UT) – 8/25/09

“So why haven't we (cut our gasoline dependence)? It's all a matter of leadership...He's right about that...It's time to kiss the naysayers goodbye and watch our economy take off.”

Pickens Has Changed Energy Debate – The Wichita Eagle – 7/30/09

“A year into his multimedia campaign, Pickens has more than 1 million followers and the confidence to say that the American people want his plan...give the 81-year-old oilman credit for waking up Americans and their leaders to the urgent need to import less oil and make the most of domestic energy sources. When Pickens speaks, people not only listen but also act.”


One Year Later: Pickens Plan Impacts Energy Debate – Fort Worth Business Press – 7/20/09
By Will Brackett

“With his continued push, Pickens will help to transform our nation’s energy usage away from foreign oil and more toward cleaner-burning, affordable and abundant natural gas – which best of all, is ours. We support Pickens in his efforts and wish him the best of success in his endeavor to bring us to a day when our nation can achieve a realistic degree of energy independence.”

CabinWindow: Pickens Man with a Plan – Log Cabin Democrat – 6/11/09

“Pickens has a sensible notion, and we hope all of America hears his ideas, but at the end of the day, change will only come when our elected leaders say with a united voice that our future won't hinge on foreign oil.”

Join Army Working for Energy Freedom – Springfield News-Leader (MO) – 5/13/09
By Wade Palmer

“The Pickens Plan is not the only solution, but it's an important piece of the machinery. Still less than one year old, The Pickens Plan boasts an army of nearly 4 million activists and the larger this army grows, the more they can influence our nation's energy policy. The men and women in Congress listen only when the voices are very loud . Real progress toward energy independence will take years (decades) so we cannot afford to wait ... now is the time to act.”

Pickens Plan
P.O. Box 12123

Census Worker Hanged: Bill Sparkman Found With "Fed" On Body

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The FBI is investigating the hanging death of a U.S. Census worker near a Kentucky cemetery, and a law enforcement official told The Associated Press the word 'fed" was scrawled on the dead man's chest.

Suzannegarland: Definitely not suicide. The former Census worker was hanged 15 miles from his car. He was an education major who survived cancer.
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haterhater: RT @MediaMaimonides #tcot whining that we blame UR hatespeech for death of the Census worker, you're right: we are, & you *are* responsible.
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MyDrummer: @huffingtonpost A census worker. That is sick.
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retroredux1: Right Wing Extremists: First George Tiller's killer, RWNJ showing up w/guns at Obama speeches, and now Census Worker-Napolitano was RIGHT
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retroredux1: RT@MediaMaimonides#tcot whining that we blame URhatespeech for the death of the Census worker, you're right: we are,& you *are* responsible
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SteveSchippert: ABC Radio News story on dead Census worker in KY opened: "Health care debate gets violent in KY..." Umm, huh? ABC using "The Mentalist" now?
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okiAndrew: Census worker hung yesterday. Freaky stuff. Even scarier if your job depends on that data being correct.
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marywoodbury: rt @jessiebennett This is what happens when we've got so much anti-govt vitriol flying around: @Slate Census worker hanged in Kentucky
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retroredux1: RT@webwiseass @MicheleBachmann Lady MacBeth: "--What, will these hands ne're be clean?" You are an accessory to census worker murder.
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SilverCynic: @YourEyesLie the link about census worker found hanging from a tree
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