Analysis of green clusters, sector 7

Published on Jun 29, 2009

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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The first table (7-A) deals with “green increased demand” occupations, as classified by O*NET, for the Research, Design, and Consulting Services cluster; the second table (4-B) relates to “green enhanced skills” occupations for the same cluster.

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  • In the O*NET report, this cluster is described as encompassing “‘indirect jobs’ to the green economy and includes activities such as energy consulting or research and other related business services.” Clearly, this cluster has a far-ranging scope, with occupations as diverse as Reporters and correspondents to Atmospheric and space scientists.

  • The first table, 7-A, has a heavy dose of occupations that require at least a Bachelor’s degree. Many of those occupations are showing growth when new and replacement jobs are factored in.

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