Top 25 Ways to Bring Home a Green Paycheck


So you are rearing to get yourself a green job, what's out there? CareerBuilder , says Hugg, has a list of the top 25 green jobs and how much each pays. For the big bucks: Suit yourself up as a Toxicologist (6), Economist (12), or Landscape Architect (17), and you could make over $70,000 a year. At the low end? As a camp counselor (10), you'd make around $19,000 annually, and as a pest control technician, around $30,000. The latter, in particular, reminds us that clearly, research is necessary to determine if your new job is actually green. For more green jobs, check out the TreeHugger Job Board. CareerBuilder's complete list is below:'1. Hydrologist: $51,080. 2.Environmental Engineer: $50,000. 3.Pest Control Technician: $30,500. 4. Conservation Biologist: $52,480. 5. Science Teacher: $45,920. 6. Toxicologist: $79,500. 7. Pollution Control Technician: $32,000. 8. Fund-raising Director: $45,000. 9. Ecologist: $68,950. 10. Camp Counselor: $19,320. 11. Business Manager: $50,000. 12. Economist: $72,780. 13. Forester:external link The median annual income is $48,230. 14. Environmental Attorney: $70,000. 15. Community Affairs Manager: $56,000. 16. Environmental Health and Safety Technician: $35,500. 17. Landscape Architect: $53,120. 18. Waste Disposal Manager: $35,000. 19. Environmental Chemist: $51,080. 20. Corporate Waste Compliance Coordinator: $39,000. 21. Urban and Regional Planner: $45,250. 22. Agricultural Inspector: $35,000. 23. Wastewater Water Operator: $35,000. 24. Wildlife Biologist: $42,000. 25. Pollution Control Engineer: $66,000.' Thanks tipster Mike and Linton. ::CNN via ::Hugg

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