Chief Sustainability Officers

General Information

Description

Communicate and coordinate with management, shareholders, customers, and employees to address sustainability issues. Enact or oversee a corporate sustainability strategy.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of top executives is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Projected employment growth varies by occupation. Employment of general and operations managers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Organizations will continue to rely on these workers to help them operate successfully. Employment of chief executives is projected to decline 10 percent from 2019 to 2029. Improving office technology and changing organizational structures have increased these workers’ ability to perform tasks previously done by multiple chief executives. In addition, economic activity and employment has become increasingly concentrated in large, established companies, which may lead to fewer new jobs for these workers.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$184,460

State-by-state Salary

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$208,000+
$96,200
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 42%
  • Master's degree 30%
  • Post baccalaureate 19%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • First professional degree 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Design
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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