The first table (3-A) deals with “green increased demand” occupations, as classified by the O*NET Resource Center, for the Energy Efficiency cluster; the second table (3-B) relates to “green enhanced skills” occupations for the same cluster.
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Nearly all the growth for this sector is focused in occupations that require, on average, a Bachelor’s degree. Even with those jobs in mind, the outlook has only been so-so, particularly with Financial analysts, Training and development specialists, etc.
All the “increased demand” occupations in Table 3-A have on-the-job training as the standard education level.
When it comes to energy efficiency, it’s not a surprise to see Electrical power-line installers in the cluster. It happens to be the healthiest occupation of the bunch, with 8% growth from 2007-2009.