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Dr. Domenico Parisi
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ASSETS :: GREEN ECONOMY | INCREASED DEMAND

As defined by the O*Net Resource Center, an Increased Demand job is a job in which there is an increase in the employment demand for an existing occupation due to the impact of green economy activities and technologies. These jobs do not require significant changes in the work and worker requirements of the occupation.













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Current Green Increased Demand Jobs
Green Increased Demand Jobs
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SOC Code Occupation  Current Jobs Current Hourly Earnings
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 13,481 $10.21
43-4051 Customer service representatives 13,071 $12.83
51-2092 Team assemblers 12,734 $12.89
47-2031 Carpenters 8,744 $15.71
51-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 6,136 $20.20
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,980 $12.99
47-2111 Electricians 4,064 $18.70
51-4121 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 3,241 $15.39
49-9041 Industrial machinery mechanics 2,715 $17.23
49-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,613 $22.30
47-2073 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,882 $14.68
51-4031 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,685 $13.10
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,646 $15.84
43-5061 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,446 $16.28
51-2041 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 1,322 $18.41
43-5032 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 1,001 $17.16
11-3051 Industrial production managers 971 $31.67
51-9023 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 912 $13.88
17-2112 Industrial engineers 740 $29.97
47-2051 Cement masons and concrete finishers 657 $13.52
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, maintenance, and repair workers 654 $11.34
51-4011 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 581 $16.41
15-1032 Computer software engineers, systems software 532 $26.03
53-3021 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 499 $11.02
51-2022 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 463 $11.64
51-9011 Chemical equipment operators and tenders 437 $24.97
51-8091 Chemical plant and system operators 389 $21.07
17-3023 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 349 $22.05
45-1099 Supervisors, farming, fishing, and forestry workers 348 $17.31
47-2221 Structural iron and steel workers 339 $17.74
49-2094 Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 326 $17.35
53-4019 Locomotive engineers and operators 307 $17.74
49-9044 Millwrights 289 $20.70
27-1021 Commercial and industrial designers 277 $15.25
17-3011 Architectural and civil drafters 250 $20.46
47-2011 Boilermakers 248 $22.30
47-3012 Helpers, carpenters 222 $12.95
29-9011 Occupational health and safety specialists 213 $33.18
19-4031 Chemical technicians 212 $20.12
51-4032 Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 208 $13.27
51-2031 Engine and other machine assemblers 206 $12.70
53-4031 Railroad conductors and yardmasters 190 $19.56
19-2031 Chemists 137 $25.12
47-2131 Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 121 $13.25
19-2041 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 106 $18.13
17-2111 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 101 $28.67
33-3031 Fish and game wardens 100 $15.53
13-1021 Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products 96 $16.66
17-2041 Chemical engineers 93 $37.84
25-9021 Farm and home management advisors 93 $15.95
45-2011 Agricultural inspectors 92 $20.77
19-4093 Forest and conservation technicians 89 $17.07
19-2032 Materials scientists 79 $26.21
47-4061 Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators 63 $16.55
11-9121 Natural sciences managers 52 $31.76
45-4011 Forest and conservation workers 42 $11.98
19-2043 Hydrologists 42 $18.89
19-1023 Zoologists and wildlife biologists 28 $14.90
Total 93,911 $15.10
Green Increased Demand Jobs
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SOC Code Occupation  Current Jobs Current Hourly Earnings
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 13,481 $10.21
43-4051 Customer service representatives 13,071 $12.83
51-2092 Team assemblers 12,734 $12.89
47-2031 Carpenters 8,744 $15.71
51-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 6,136 $20.20
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,980 $12.99
47-2111 Electricians 4,064 $18.70
51-4121 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 3,241 $15.39
49-9041 Industrial machinery mechanics 2,715 $17.23
49-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,613 $22.30
47-2073 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,882 $14.68
51-4031 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,685 $13.10
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,646 $15.84
43-5061 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,446 $16.28
51-2041 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 1,322 $18.41
43-5032 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 1,001 $17.16
11-3051 Industrial production managers 971 $31.67
51-9023 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 912 $13.88
17-2112 Industrial engineers 740 $29.97
47-2051 Cement masons and concrete finishers 657 $13.52
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, maintenance, and repair workers 654 $11.34
51-4011 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 581 $16.41
15-1032 Computer software engineers, systems software 532 $26.03
53-3021 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 499 $11.02
51-2022 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 463 $11.64
51-9011 Chemical equipment operators and tenders 437 $24.97
51-8091 Chemical plant and system operators 389 $21.07
17-3023 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 349 $22.05
45-1099 Supervisors, farming, fishing, and forestry workers 348 $17.31
47-2221 Structural iron and steel workers 339 $17.74
49-2094 Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 326 $17.35
53-4019 Locomotive engineers and operators 307 $17.74
49-9044 Millwrights 289 $20.70
27-1021 Commercial and industrial designers 277 $15.25
17-3011 Architectural and civil drafters 250 $20.46
47-2011 Boilermakers 248 $22.30
47-3012 Helpers, carpenters 222 $12.95
29-9011 Occupational health and safety specialists 213 $33.18
19-4031 Chemical technicians 212 $20.12
51-4032 Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 208 $13.27
51-2031 Engine and other machine assemblers 206 $12.70
53-4031 Railroad conductors and yardmasters 190 $19.56
19-2031 Chemists 137 $25.12
47-2131 Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 121 $13.25
19-2041 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 106 $18.13
17-2111 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 101 $28.67
33-3031 Fish and game wardens 100 $15.53
13-1021 Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products 96 $16.66
17-2041 Chemical engineers 93 $37.84
25-9021 Farm and home management advisors 93 $15.95
45-2011 Agricultural inspectors 92 $20.77
19-4093 Forest and conservation technicians 89 $17.07
19-2032 Materials scientists 79 $26.21
47-4061 Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators 63 $16.55
11-9121 Natural sciences managers 52 $31.76
45-4011 Forest and conservation workers 42 $11.98
19-2043 Hydrologists 42 $18.89
19-1023 Zoologists and wildlife biologists 28 $14.90
Total 93,911 $15.10
SOURCE : U.S. Department of Labor, O*Net, 2010

Green Increased Demand Jobs 10-Year Projection
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SOC Code Occupation  10-Year Projection Current Hourly Earnings
43-4051 Customer service representatives 15,258 $12.83
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 13,116 $10.21
51-2092 Team assemblers 12,584 $12.89
47-2031 Carpenters 10,783 $15.71
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,201 $12.99
51-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 5,111 $20.20
47-2111 Electricians 4,661 $18.70
51-4121 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 3,422 $15.39
49-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,641 $22.30
49-9041 Industrial machinery mechanics 2,458 $17.23
47-2073 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 2,191 $14.68
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 2,105 $15.84
51-4031 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,555 $13.10
51-2041 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 1,456 $18.41
43-5061 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,323 $16.28
43-5032 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 954 $17.16
51-9023 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 849 $13.88
11-3051 Industrial production managers 796 $31.67
17-2112 Industrial engineers 779 $29.97
47-2051 Cement masons and concrete finishers 752 $13.52
15-1032 Computer software engineers, systems software 747 $26.03
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, maintenance, and repair workers 700 $11.34
51-4011 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 692 $16.41
53-3021 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 545 $11.02
51-2022 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 456 $11.64
51-9011 Chemical equipment operators and tenders 405 $24.97
45-1099 Supervisors, farming, fishing, and forestry workers 388 $17.31
47-2221 Structural iron and steel workers 375 $17.74
17-3023 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 369 $22.05
49-2094 Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 334 $17.35
27-1021 Commercial and industrial designers 332 $15.25
47-3012 Helpers, carpenters 290 $12.95
17-3011 Architectural and civil drafters 279 $20.46
51-8091 Chemical plant and system operators 276 $21.07
47-2011 Boilermakers 273 $22.30
49-9044 Millwrights 270 $20.70
53-4019 Locomotive engineers and operators 262 $17.74
29-9011 Occupational health and safety specialists 232 $33.18
51-2031 Engine and other machine assemblers 186 $12.70
19-4031 Chemical technicians 184 $20.12
53-4031 Railroad conductors and yardmasters 164 $19.56
47-2131 Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 154 $13.25
51-4032 Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 154 $13.27
19-2041 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 139 $18.13
19-2031 Chemists 125 $25.12
17-2111 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 105 $28.67
33-3031 Fish and game wardens 105 $15.53
45-2011 Agricultural inspectors 102 $20.77
19-4093 Forest and conservation technicians 97 $17.07
25-9021 Farm and home management advisors 95 $15.95
13-1021 Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products 92 $16.66
17-2041 Chemical engineers 90 $37.84
19-2032 Materials scientists 65 $26.21
47-4061 Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators 60 $16.55
11-9121 Natural sciences managers 57 $31.76
19-2043 Hydrologists 54 $18.89
45-4011 Forest and conservation workers 45 $11.98
19-1023 Zoologists and wildlife biologists 32 $14.90
Total 97,326 $15.10
Green Increased Demand Jobs Projection
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SOC Code Occupation  10-Year Projection Current Hourly Earnings
43-4051 Customer service representatives 15,258 $12.83
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 13,116 $10.21
51-2092 Team assemblers 12,584 $12.89
47-2031 Carpenters 10,783 $15.71
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,201 $12.99
51-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 5,111 $20.20
47-2111 Electricians 4,661 $18.70
51-4121 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 3,422 $15.39
49-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,641 $22.30
49-9041 Industrial machinery mechanics 2,458 $17.23
47-2073 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 2,191 $14.68
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 2,105 $15.84
51-4031 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,555 $13.10
51-2041 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 1,456 $18.41
43-5061 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,323 $16.28
43-5032 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 954 $17.16
51-9023 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 849 $13.88
11-3051 Industrial production managers 796 $31.67
17-2112 Industrial engineers 779 $29.97
47-2051 Cement masons and concrete finishers 752 $13.52
15-1032 Computer software engineers, systems software 747 $26.03
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, maintenance, and repair workers 700 $11.34
51-4011 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 692 $16.41
53-3021 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 545 $11.02
51-2022 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 456 $11.64
51-9011 Chemical equipment operators and tenders 405 $24.97
45-1099 Supervisors, farming, fishing, and forestry workers 388 $17.31
47-2221 Structural iron and steel workers 375 $17.74
17-3023 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 369 $22.05
49-2094 Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 334 $17.35
27-1021 Commercial and industrial designers 332 $15.25
47-3012 Helpers, carpenters 290 $12.95
17-3011 Architectural and civil drafters 279 $20.46
51-8091 Chemical plant and system operators 276 $21.07
47-2011 Boilermakers 273 $22.30
49-9044 Millwrights 270 $20.70
53-4019 Locomotive engineers and operators 262 $17.74
29-9011 Occupational health and safety specialists 232 $33.18
51-2031 Engine and other machine assemblers 186 $12.70
19-4031 Chemical technicians 184 $20.12
53-4031 Railroad conductors and yardmasters 164 $19.56
47-2131 Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 154 $13.25
51-4032 Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 154 $13.27
19-2041 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 139 $18.13
19-2031 Chemists 125 $25.12
17-2111 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 105 $28.67
33-3031 Fish and game wardens 105 $15.53
45-2011 Agricultural inspectors 102 $20.77
19-4093 Forest and conservation technicians 97 $17.07
25-9021 Farm and home management advisors 95 $15.95
13-1021 Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products 92 $16.66
17-2041 Chemical engineers 90 $37.84
19-2032 Materials scientists 65 $26.21
47-4061 Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators 60 $16.55
11-9121 Natural sciences managers 57 $31.76
19-2043 Hydrologists 54 $18.89
45-4011 Forest and conservation workers 45 $11.98
19-1023 Zoologists and wildlife biologists 32 $14.90
Total 97,326 $15.10
SOURCE : U.S. Department of Labor, O*Net, 2010


Green Increased Demand Top 20 Occupations
SOC Code Occupation Current Jobs 10-Year Projection Change Percent Change Current Median Hourly Earnings Education Level Job Zone
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 13,481 13,116 -365 -3% $10.21 SOJT 1
43-4051 Customer service representatives 13,071 15,258 2,187 17% $12.83 MOJT 2
51-2092 Team assemblers 12,734 12,584 -150 -1% $12.89 MOJT 1
47-2031 Carpenters 8,744 10,783 2,039 23% $15.71 LOJT 3
51-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 6,136 5,111 -1,025 -17% $20.20 WERF 3
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,980 5,201 -779 -13% $12.99 SOJT 1
47-2111 Electricians 4,064 4,661 597 15% $18.70 LOJT 3
51-4121 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 3,241 3,422 181 6% $15.39 LOJT 2
49-9041 Industrial machinery mechanics 2,715 2,458 -257 -9% $17.23 LOJT 3
49-1011 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,613 2,641 28 1% $22.30 WERF 4
47-2073 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,882 2,191 309 16% $14.68 MOJT 3
51-4031 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,685 1,555 -130 -8% $13.10 MOJT 2
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,646 2,105 459 28% $15.84 LOJT 3
43-5061 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,446 1,323 -123 -9% $16.28 SOJT 2
51-2041 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 1,322 1,456 134 10% $18.41 MOJT 4
43-5032 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 1,001 954 -47 -5% $17.16 MOJT 2
11-3051 Industrial production managers 971 796 -175 -18% $31.67 WERF 4
51-9023 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 912 849 -63 -7% $13.88 MOJT 1
17-2112 Industrial engineers 740 779 39 5% $29.97 BD 4
47-2051 Cement masons and concrete finishers 657 752 95 14% $13.52 MOJT 3
  Total 85,040 87,995 2,955 3% $14.76 -- --
  Overall Totals 93,911 97,326 3,415 4% $15.10 -- --

EDUCATION LEVEL ABBREVIATIONS
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PRO  First Professional Degree
PhD  Doctoral Degree
MAS  Master's Degree
DWE  Degree with Experience
BD  Bachelor's Degree
AD  Associate's Degree
PVA  Postsecondary Vocational Award
WERF  Work Experience in a Related Field
LOJT  Long-Term On-the-Job Training
MOJT  Moderate-Term On-the-Job Training
SOJT  Short-Term On-the-Job Training

EDUCATION LEVEL ABBREVIATIONS
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PRO  First Professional Degree
PhD  Doctoral Degree
MAS  Master's Degree
DWE  Degree with Experience
BD  Bachelor's Degree
AD  Associate's Degree
PVA  Postsecondary Vocational Award
WERF  Work Experience in a Related Field
LOJT  Long-Term On-the-Job Training
MOJT  Moderate-Term On-the-Job Training
SOJT  Short-Term On-the-Job Training



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