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Renewable/Sustainable Energy Careers

Salaries and Projected Job Growth

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.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects for Texas: 

Job Title Hourly
Rate
Annual
Salar
y

Projected
Job Growth
Through 2024

Environmental engineering
technicians
 
$26.81$53,350+15%
Cost estimators$29.71$61,790+9%
First-line supervisors or managers of construction trades workers$30.55$63,540
+5%
Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers$22.07$45,910+14%