Corporate sustainability executives are well-paid and enjoy high job satisfaction and an optimistic outlook, according to the first-ever GreenBiz Salary Survey. The report surveyed more than 500 sustainability professionals about their job responsibilities, salaries, and overall job satisfaction. The Salary Survey represents the first comprehensive look at the compensation, educational background, and other characteristics of those in this fast-growing field.
- Hiring freezes continue to thaw: Large companies reported increasing headcount for environmental and sustainability roles. .
- Sustainability executives are satisfied and optimistic: Job satisfaction is high for those working in sustainability.
- Compensation is strong: Sustainability executives are compensated at salaries comparable to those of their peers.