Renewable/Sustainable Energy Careers

Salaries and Projected Job Growth

Please note that education level, career experience and geographic area will greatly influence job opportunities and potential earnings. Several of the positions below require education and career experience past an associate degree, and varied opportunities will be available depending whether you follow a construction-related path or a more specific environmentally-related career.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects for Texas: 

Job TitleHourly RateAnnual SalaryProjected Job Growth Through 2024
Environmental engineering
Cost estimators$29.71$61,790+9%
First-line supervisors or managers of construction trades workers$30.55$63,540
Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers$22.07$45,910+14%