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Green-Economy Jobs Report

The Green-Economy Jobs Report provides a complete overview of private- and public-sector green jobs in Washington state. Topics include education and experience requirements, necessary job skills and industries with green jobs.

The Green-Economy Jobs Report is a comprehensive look at statewide private- and public-sector green jobs. We produce the report in accordance with the state’s Evergreen Jobs Act (RCW 43.330.370).

What is a green job?

Green jobs promote environmental protection and clean energy by:

  • Increasing energy efficiency.

  • Producing renewable energy.

  • Preventing and reducing environmental pollution.

  • Providing mitigation or cleanup of environmental pollution.

Our Learn about an occupation tool identifies green jobs with a green leaf symbol.  Occupation is a Green job. I
Find in-depth information in the green-jobs section of the O*Net Resource Center website.

What is the data source of the report?

We survey firms in private- and public-sector industries. We use data from the survey results to build estimates presented in the report.

How often is the green-economy jobs report published?

Every two years.

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