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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


Mechanical engineers


Architects, except landscape and naval






Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers


Insulation workers ,floor, ceiling, and wall




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