Glassdoor Unveils High Paying Jobs For The Climate-Conscious

LONDON (21st November, 2019) Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, today highlights the growing number of jobs related to climate change and sustainability – with six-figure salaries on offer for some of these roles.

Following months of protests in cities across the world, brought to mass awareness by the likes of Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg, extreme flooding in Venice and wildfires in Australia, these jobs give workers the opportunity to earn a lot of money and make a difference to the world.

10 High Paying Jobs for the Climate-Conscious:

Chief Scientific Officer
Median base salary: £146,329
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Special Representative for Climate Change
Median base salary: £138,579
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Director of Sustainability
Median base salary: £85,771
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Sustainability Manager
Median base salary: £48,342
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Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
Median base salary: £44,094
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Energy Analyst
Median base salary: £33,396
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Flood Risk Engineer
Median base salary: £33,330
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Environmental Consultant
Median base salary: £27,931
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Renewable Energy Consultant
Median base salary: £27,234
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Ecologist
Median base salary: £23,565
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John Lamphiere, Vice President and Managing Director of EMEA at Glassdoor, comments: “People these days aren’t just looking for a job, they are looking to align themselves with an organisation and a role that shares their values and beliefs. They want their work to have meaning. Whether directly or indirectly, these jobs for the climate-conscious offer professional opportunities that are both meaningful and offer real job satisfaction.”

In addition to jobs where they can make a difference, adults in the UK want to work for companies whose values align with their own and whose mission they can get behind. So much so that 77 percent of adults in the UK say they would consider a company’s mission and purpose before applying for a job there, and 69 percent would not apply to a company unless its values aligned with their own personal values.*

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NOTES TO EDITORS

*https://www.glassdoor.com/about-us//app/uploads/sites/2/2019/07/Mission-Culture-Survey-Supplement.pdf

Methodology

The ‘10 High Paying Jobs for the Climate-Conscious’ list is based on open jobs listed on Glassdoor with associated salary reports, it does not reflect any order of importance.

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