10 top jobs in green technology
Environmental engineersAverage annual earnings: $83,160
Percent growth through 2018: 31 percent
These engineers solve environmental concerns within various projects. For example, when a power plant in southern Virginia was relocated onto a wetland, environmental engineers created a new wetland in another area. "Still, the most important thing they do is deal with sewage disposal and other kinds of waste disposal because that has a huge impact on the environment," Shatkin said.