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11-9199.10 Wind Energy Project Managers   Green Occupation Green
11-9199.09 Wind Energy Operations Managers Green Occupation
17-2199.10 Wind Energy Engineers Green Occupation
15-1199.03 Web Administrators
17-2081.01 Water/Wastewater Engineers Green Occupation
11-9121.02 Water Resource Specialists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook   Green Occupation
15-1199.11 Video Game Designers
17-2199.02 Validation Engineers Green Occupation
25-3099.02 Tutors Bright Outlook
19-3099.01 Transportation Planners Green Occupation
11-3071.01 Transportation Managers Green Occupation
17-2051.01 Transportation Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1151.00 Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-3131.00 Training and Development Managers Bright Outlook
27-3042.00 Technical Writers Bright Outlook
27-2012.05 Technical Directors/Managers Bright Outlook
27-2012.04 Talent Directors Bright Outlook
13-1199.05 Sustainability Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
17-1022.00 Surveyors Bright Outlook
11-9199.04 Supply Chain Managers Green Occupation
11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers Green Occupation
43-9111.00 Statistical Assistants
25-2054.00 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
25-2053.00 Special Education Teachers, Middle School
25-2052.00 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School
17-2199.11 Solar Energy Systems Engineers Green Occupation
19-1031.01 Soil and Water Conservationists Green Occupation
15-1199.01 Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
15-1133.00 Software Developers, Systems Software Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications Bright Outlook
19-4061.00 Social Science Research Assistants
21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants Bright Outlook
11-9151.00 Social and Community Service Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.07 Security Managers
13-1199.02 Security Management Specialists Bright Outlook
41-3031.03 Securities and Commodities Traders Green Occupation
25-2031.00 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
15-1199.10 Search Marketing Strategists
41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Green Occupation
41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook
11-2022.00 Sales Managers
41-9031.00 Sales Engineers
41-3031.01 Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities
17-2199.08 Robotics Engineers Green Occupation
13-2099.02 Risk Management Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
27-3022.00 Reporters and Correspondents Green Occupation
19-4099.03 Remote Sensing Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1041.07 Regulatory Affairs Specialists Green Occupation
11-9199.01 Regulatory Affairs Managers Green Occupation
29-1125.00 Recreational Therapists
39-9032.00 Recreation Workers
41-9021.00 Real Estate Brokers
19-1031.02 Range Managers
17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
27-3011.00 Radio and Television Announcers
11-3051.01 Quality Control Systems Managers
11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers
13-1023.00 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
27-3031.00 Public Relations Specialists Green Occupation
11-2031.00 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Bright Outlook
11-9141.00 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers Bright Outlook
43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
27-2012.03 Program Directors Bright Outlook
17-2111.03 Product Safety Engineers
27-2012.01 Producers Bright Outlook
21-1092.00 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
19-4099.02 Precision Agriculture Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
27-3043.05 Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
17-2199.07 Photonics Engineers Green Occupation
17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers Bright Outlook
13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
43-4051.03 Patient Representatives Bright Outlook
19-1031.03 Park Naturalists
13-1199.06 Online Merchants Bright Outlook
29-9011.00 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Green Occupation
17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers Green Occupation
15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
17-3029.11 Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists Green Occupation
27-2042.02 Musicians, Instrumental
29-1125.02 Music Therapists
27-2041.01 Music Directors
25-4013.00 Museum Technicians and Conservators Bright Outlook
27-1014.00 Multimedia Artists and Animators
17-2151.00 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
25-2022.00 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers Green Occupation
17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers Green Occupation
15-2091.00 Mathematical Technicians
17-2131.00 Materials Engineers
11-2021.00 Marketing Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
17-2121.01 Marine Engineers Bright Outlook
17-2121.02 Marine Architects Bright Outlook
17-2199.04 Manufacturing Engineers Green Occupation
17-3029.06 Manufacturing Engineering Technologists Green Occupation
11-9199.08 Loss Prevention Managers
11-3071.03 Logistics Managers Green Occupation
13-1081.01 Logistics Engineers Green Occupation
13-1081.02 Logistics Analysts Green Occupation
13-1081.00 Logisticians
11-9081.00 Lodging Managers
13-2071.01 Loan Counselors Bright Outlook
11-1031.00 Legislators
17-1012.00 Landscape Architects Green Occupation
13-1075.00 Labor Relations Specialists
25-2012.00 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
27-1025.00 Interior Designers
33-3021.06 Intelligence Analysts
13-2053.00 Insurance Underwriters
41-3021.00 Insurance Sales Agents Bright Outlook
15-1199.09 Information Technology Project Managers
15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
15-1121.01 Informatics Nurse Specialists
17-2111.01 Industrial Safety and Health Engineers Green Occupation
11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers Green Occupation
17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
17-3029.05 Industrial Engineering Technologists Green Occupation
13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists
11-3121.00 Human Resources Managers
21-1091.00 Health Educators Bright Outlook
27-1024.00 Graphic Designers
15-1199.04 Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists Green Occupation
19-2042.00 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
19-4041.01 Geophysical Data Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
19-4041.02 Geological Sample Test Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-1199.05 Geographic Information Systems Technicians Green Occupation
17-1022.01 Geodetic Surveyors Bright Outlook
11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1131.00 Fundraisers Bright Outlook
53-6051.08 Freight and Cargo Inspectors
13-2099.04 Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts Bright Outlook
19-1032.00 Foresters
19-4092.00 Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook
19-1012.00 Food Scientists and Technologists
11-9039.02 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators Bright Outlook
33-3031.00 Fish and Game Wardens Green Occupation
41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
45-1011.06 First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers
17-2111.02 Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers
11-3031.02 Financial Managers, Branch or Department Bright Outlook
13-2061.00 Financial Examiners Bright Outlook
13-2051.00 Financial Analysts Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9013.02 Farm and Ranch Managers Green Occupation
13-1041.03 Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers
19-2041.00 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Bright Outlook Green Occupation
19-4091.00 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Bright Outlook Green Occupation
17-3025.00 Environmental Engineering Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1041.01 Environmental Compliance Inspectors
17-2199.03 Energy Engineers Green Occupation
41-3099.01 Energy Brokers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9161.00 Emergency Management Directors
25-2021.00 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook
17-2072.00 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer Green Occupation
17-3029.03 Electromechanical Engineering Technologists Green Occupation
17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers Green Occupation
17-3029.02 Electrical Engineering Technologists Green Occupation
11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program Bright Outlook
27-3041.00 Editors
15-1199.12 Document Management Specialists
27-2012.02 Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio Bright Outlook
21-2021.00 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
15-1199.06 Database Architects
15-1141.00 Database Administrators Bright Outlook
15-1199.07 Data Warehousing Specialists
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
13-2071.00 Credit Counselors Bright Outlook
13-2041.00 Credit Analysts
13-1051.00 Cost Estimators Bright Outlook
27-3043.04 Copy Writers
11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-1199.02 Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
15-1121.00 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1131.00 Computer Programmers
15-1152.00 Computer Network Support Specialists
15-1143.00 Computer Network Architects
17-2061.00 Computer Hardware Engineers
11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.02 Compliance Managers Green Occupation
13-1141.00 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
11-3111.00 Compensation and Benefits Managers
21-1094.00 Community Health Workers Bright Outlook
27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers Green Occupation
27-2022.00 Coaches and Scouts Bright Outlook
11-9121.01 Clinical Research Coordinators Bright Outlook
15-2041.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook
13-1031.01 Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance
17-2051.00 Civil Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
19-4061.01 City and Regional Planning Aides
27-2032.00 Choreographers
21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers Bright Outlook
19-2031.00 Chemists Green Occupation
17-2041.00 Chemical Engineers Green Occupation
17-1021.00 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Bright Outlook
25-2032.00 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
25-2023.00 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation
15-1199.08 Business Intelligence Analysts
13-1199.04 Business Continuity Planners Bright Outlook
13-2031.00 Budget Analysts
11-9199.11 Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers Green Occupation
27-3021.00 Broadcast News Analysts
17-2031.00 Biomedical Engineers
11-3051.04 Biomass Power Plant Managers Green Occupation
19-4021.00 Biological Technicians Bright Outlook
43-9111.01 Bioinformatics Technicians
11-9041.01 Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers Green Occupation
11-3051.03 Biofuels Production Managers Green Occupation
17-2199.01 Biochemical Engineers Green Occupation
17-2141.02 Automotive Engineers Green Occupation
13-2011.02 Auditors Bright Outlook
25-9011.00 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
19-2021.00 Atmospheric and Space Scientists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
27-1011.00 Art Directors
17-3011.01 Architectural Drafters Green Occupation
17-1011.00 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval Green Occupation
11-9013.03 Aquacultural Managers
13-2021.02 Appraisers, Real Estate Bright Outlook
53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
17-2021.00 Agricultural Engineers
13-1011.00 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
17-2011.00 Aerospace Engineers Green Occupation
17-3021.00 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
41-3011.00 Advertising Sales Agents
11-2011.00 Advertising and Promotions Managers
25-3011.00 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
25-2059.01 Adapted Physical Education Specialists Bright Outlook
15-2011.00 Actuaries Bright Outlook
13-2011.01 Accountants Bright Outlook