Record Number of Green Jobs Indexed in January 2012

For the first time in its more than 2-year history, The Green Job Bank indexed almost 11,000 green jobs in a single month.

January 2012 was the best month ever for The Green Job Bank, with 10,954 green jobs indexed, of which 7,596 are still active and searchable. The current active green job count is 10,510.

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  • The absolute number of green jobs is also increasing.
  • It's currently very difficult to breakdown the increase between the two, so measuring the absolute growth of green jobs is also very difficult. However, since The Green Job Bank has increased its sources by less than 35%, it's relatively easy to say that the absolute number of green jobs has increased.

    Note: an active green job posting is a posting that is still present on its original source (employer website, recruiter website or green job board), AND that is less than 60 days old.

    Green Jobs for America image courtesy of The Blue Green Alliance.