Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Greening It Up

Christopher Paul Carey and I are greening things up this week with daily posts about the environment. If nothing else, enjoy the awesome photos!

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting Pennsylvania Stream (Photo by Jason Jack Miller)

Yesterday I asked for signatures on the SAVE BLACKWATER CANYON PETITION.

Chris discussed James Lovelock's REVENGE OF GAIA,Frank Herbert's essay LISTENING TO THE LEFT HAND, and an article STIRRINGS OF SEA CREATURES AFFECT GLOBAL CLIMATE.

Today I'm sharing with you a list of GREEN jobs compiled by Candace Corner, a writer for CareerBuilder.com, featured on the MSN site:

1. Hydrologist: The median annual income is $51,080.*

2. Environmental Engineer: The median annual income is $50,000.

3. Pest Control Technician: The median annual income is $30,500.

4. Conservation Biologist: The median annual income is $52,480.

5. Science Teacher: The median annual income of kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary school teachers ranges from $41,400 to $45,920.

6. Toxicologist: The median annual income is $79,500.

7. Pollution Control Technician: The median annual income is $32,000.

8. Fund-raising Director: The median annual income is $45,000.

9. Ecologist: The median annual income is $68,950.

10. Camp Counselor: The median annual income is $19,320.

11. Business Manager: The median annual income is $50,000.

12. Economist: The median annual income is $72,780.

13. Forester: The median annual income is $48,230.

14. Environmental Attorney: The median annual income for attorneys specializing in construction, real estate and land use is $70,000.

15. Community Affairs Manager: The median annual income is $56,000.

16. Environmental Health and Safety Technician: The median annual income is $35,500.

17. Landscape Architect: The median annual income is $53,120. For landscape architects in nonsupervisory, supervisory and managerial positions for the federal government, the average annual income was $74,508.

18. Waste Disposal Manager: The median annual income is $35,000.

19. Environmental Chemist: The median annual income is $51,080.

20. Corporate Waste Compliance Coordinator: The median annual income is $39,000.

21. Urban and Regional Planner: The median annual income is $45,250.

22. Agricultural Inspector: The median annual income is $35,000.

23. Wastewater Water Operator: The median annual income is $35,000.

24. Wildlife Biologist: The median annual income is $42,000.

25. Air Quality Engineer: The median annual income is $66,000.


* Salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com.

Interesting that Hydrology was first because that's what my brother does for the USGS. And, of course, Jason is an ace Earth Science teacher. (Voted BEST TEACHER last year at UHS!)

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