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Occupation Title: Climate Change Analysts

Description: Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, or fundraising approaches.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-2041.01

Sample Job Titles: Principle Scientist, Research Associate, Policy, Scientist, Senior Advisor, Senior Advocate, Senior Associate, Climate and Energy Program, Senior Climate Advisor, Senior Policy Analyst, Senior Policy Associate, Staff Climate Scientist

 Salary Chart Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 83,530
2010: 81,690
2011: 83,090
2012: 84,240
2013: 87,380

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 39,700
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 15-21%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

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