State of Florida

Welcome to the Green Jobs Survey resource website for the state of Florida

Definition of a Green Job

A green job increases the conservation and sustainability of natural resources for the benefit of Floridians. This includes jobs that reduce energy usage or lower carbon emissions, and protect Florida’s natural resources… (Full Definition)

What We Mean by "Job"

"Jobs" are defined as a count of employees on your payroll. They are not "work projects."

Who is Counted

This survey counts only green employees who directly produce green products or directly provide green services in any of the five green sectors below. It does not count support staff, such as administrative assistants and accountants even if they work for a "green company."

Increase Energy Efficiency

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  • Green Construction
  • Retrofitting
  • Weatherization
  • Energy Auditing
  • Smart Grid
  • Manufacturing Energy Efficient Products
  • Education & Training
  • Research & Consulting

Conserve Natural Resources

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  • Water Conservation
  • Wetlands Restoration
  • Land Reclamation
  • Environmental Consulting & Engineering
  • Sustainability Planning
  • Environmental Science
  • Organic Farming
  • Forest & Land Management
  • Research & Consulting

Prevent & Clean Up Pollution

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  • Waste to Energy
  • Recycling Center
  • Carbon Emissions Monitoring & Trading
  • Environment Commodities
  • Hazardous Waste Cleanup
  • Pollution Abatement
  • Manufacturing Green Products
  • Education & Training

Produce Clean Transportation and Fuels

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  • Fuel Cells
  • Advanced Batteries
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles
  • Improving Fuel Efficiency & Emissions
  • Biofuels
  • Education & Training
  • Research & Consulting