Sustainability Specialists

General Information

Description

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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit65.52%
  2. Private, not for profit10.74%
  3. State and local government10.18%
  4. Federal government6.85%
  5. Self-employed6.55%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,710

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$94,800
$31,220
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 53%
  • Master's degree 28%
  • Post baccalaureate 7%
  • High school 3%
  • Some college 3%
  • First professional degree 3%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Administration and Management
  • Design
  • English Language
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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