Sustainability Specialists

6.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
21%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$77,420
or $37.22 hourly
VOLUME
1,444,420
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 21% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Sustainability Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 5.6% by 2030
'Sustainability Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Sustainability Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Sustainability Specialists' was $77,420, or $37.22 hourly
'Sustainability Specialists' are paid 84.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 1,444,420 people employed as Sustainability Specialists.
This represents around 1.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Address organizational sustainability issues, such as waste stream management, green building practices, and green procurement plans.

SOC Code: 13-1199.05

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