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August 3, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Careers in green construction

Selected occupations in the nonresidential building construction industry group, median annual wage, 2010
Occupation Median annual wage

Construction managers

$85,030

Mechanical engineers

$80,400

Architects, except landscape and naval

$77,210

Electricians

$47,620

Carpenters

$43,980

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

$41,560

Insulation workers ,floor, ceiling, and wall

$35,910

Roofers

$31,360

These data are featured in the TED article, Careers in green construction.

 

 

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