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Renewable/Sustainable Energy Careers

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Salaries and Projected Job Growth

According to America’s Career Infonet, related occupations include the following  salary information in Texas. Please note that education level, career experience and geographic area will greatly influence job opportunities and potential earnings.

Several of the positions below require education and career experience past an associate degree, and varied opportunities will be available depending whether you follow a construction-related path or a more specific environmentally-related career.

 

Job Title Hourly Rate Annual Salary

Projected Growth Through 2022

Environmental engineers $44.61 $92,800 +15%
Environmental engineering
technicians
 
$21.30 $44,300 +18%
Environmental sciences and  protection technicians $19.01 $39,500 +19%
Construction managers $35.90 $74,700 +16%
Cost estimators $29.54 $61,400 +26%
First-line supervisors or managers of construction trades workers $27.40 $57,000 +24%
Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers $19.36 $40,300 +28%