Welcome to the Sustainability Community! Learn more here about the different career paths you can pursue, get resources to start your career journey and take next steps to pursue career opportunities.
In this category are the positions that actively engage in behaviors that promote or demonstrate environmentally sound and sustainable practices. These occupations can come from any of the other career clusters so there is a wide variety of opportunities. The areas that likely contain the most potential contributions to sustainability are Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Information Technology; Manufacturing; Operations & Logistics; and STEM.
As we are all aware by now, the temperature of our planet is rising due to climate change. The main contributor to these exponential changes is the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Effect. Now, the GHG Effect is a natural phenomenon; carbon …
With growing concerns about environmental problems and the implementation of new laws and action plans (such as Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act), the need for sustainable and environmental jobs is increasing and will become key as we shift towards a …
Before we can understand if we want to pursue a future in career centered on sustainability we ought to have a good idea of what sustainability is. The US Environmental Protection Agency provides some definitions and resources to help answer …
Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)
The number of jobs in the career for the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs. Sources include Emsi industry data, staffing patterns, and OES data.
These companies are currently hiring for .
The educational attainment percentage breakdown for a career (e.g. the percentage of people in the career who hold Bachelor’s Degrees vs. Associate Degrees). Educational attainment levels are provided by O*NET.
Earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
A list of hard skills associated with a given career ordered by the number of unique job postings which ask for those skills.
The skills for the career. The "importance" is how relevant the ability is to the occupation: scale of 1-5. The "level" is the proficiency required by the occupation: scale of 0-100. Results are sorted by importance first, then level.
A list of job titles for all unique postings in a given career, sorted by frequency.