skip to main content

Climate Change Policy Analysts In Demand

General Information

Description

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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit42.94%
  2. State and local government35.40%
  3. Federal government10.42%
  4. Private, not for profit6.51%
  5. Self-employed4.72%

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

Industry areas

  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+6%
Read More
No Information for this section

Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$76,480

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$114,400
$40,100
No Information for this section

Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 60%
  • Doctoral degree 13%
  • Bachelor's degree 13%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • Post-doctoral training 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.

Not sure what characteristics best describe you? Take the RIASEC Test.

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

Knowledge

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Law and Government
  • Geography
  • Communications and Media

Gain insights into your knowledge by using the ASVAB Career Exploration Program

No Information for this section