Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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The number of 'Industrial Ecologists' job openings is expected to rise 4.7% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Industrial Ecologists' was $76,480, or $36.77 per hour
'Industrial Ecologists' were paid 65.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 77,270 people employed as Industrial Ecologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Industrial Ecologists.
Apply principles and processes of natural ecosystems to develop models for efficient industrial systems. Use knowledge from the physical and social sciences to maximize effective use of natural resources in the production and use of goods and services. Examine societal issues and their relationship with both technical systems and the environment.
SOC Code: 19-2041.03
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