There are currently an estimated 308,900 sustainability officers in the United States. The sustainability officer job market is expected to shrink by -3.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are sustainability officers?

CareerExplorer rates sustainability officers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -8,000 sustainability officers. That number is based on the retirement of 4,100 existing sustainability officers.

What’s the supply of sustainability officers?

The sustainability officer industry is concentrated in California, Florida, Illinois

Sustainability Officer job market by state

State Name Employed Sustainability Officers
California 30,430
Florida 19,350
Illinois 13,920
New York 12,440
Massachusetts 9,790
Pennsylvania 7,680
Arizona 7,170
Georgia 6,480
Minnesota 6,240
Virginia 6,080
Tennessee 5,830
Oklahoma 5,580
Washington 5,390
Wisconsin 5,160
Ohio 4,990
Indiana 4,910
Texas 4,670
Utah 4,340
Missouri 4,270
Kansas 4,210
Michigan 3,990
North Carolina 3,820
Kentucky 3,440
South Carolina 2,930
Puerto Rico 2,550
Arkansas 2,140
District of Columbia 2,140
Oregon 1,940
Iowa 1,710
Maryland 1,670
Hawaii 1,520
Connecticut 1,450
Alabama 1,120
Nevada 1,070
West Virginia 990
Maine 890
Louisiana 790
Nebraska 780
New Hampshire 760
Mississippi 710
Alaska 680
New Jersey 640
Colorado 640
North Dakota 640
South Dakota 520
Montana 450
Guam 420
Vermont 410
Rhode Island 350
Delaware 320
Wyoming 140
Virgin Islands 130
New Mexico 70