Green Products Manufacturers


Overview

Introduction

Green products manufacturers make products that are environmentally friendly. They may create products made from recycled materials or products that use water and energy efficiently.

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Median Salary

$50,000

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Employment Prospects

Fair

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Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma


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Experience

Internship or volunteer experience


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Skills

Business Management


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Personality Traits

Conventional

Earnings

Salaries for manufacturing workers vary depending on their job title and level of experience. In May 2018, industrial production managers had median annual incomes of $103,380, with the lowest paid 10 percent earning $63,470 and the highest paid 10 percent earning $172,150 or more. Industrial designers earned salaries that ranged from $38,630 to $108,040 or more. Quality inspectors had median a...

Work Environment

Products manufacturers work in offices and plants. They may work 40-hour workweeks during business hours, or they may work nights and weekends depending on their work shift. Some manufacturing employees travel for client meetings and plant inspections. Some may also travel for conferences, expos, workshops, and training programs. Manufacturing plants can be noisy, and production lines—wit...

Outlook

Employment in many manufacturing occupations is expected to decline through 2028, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Green products manufacturers should have better employment opportunities during the coming years, however, due to increased consumer demand for green products. In addition, local, state, and federal laws are requiring companies to reduce carbon emissions, thus causing mor...

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