A first survery of employment in the Climate Change field, and salary levels worldwide is underway by the British firm Acre Resources, consultancy Acona CMG and Thompson Reuters.

The Climate Change sector is now an established and recognised element of business around the world, bringing within it new organisations, new jobs and an emerging group of specialist professionals.   As the sector evolves, it is becoming increasingly important for organisations and professionals to understand where they sit within a sector in the early stages of growth.

The Carbon Salary Survey 2009
is a global survey and aims to provide insight into the people working in the Climate Change sector, from the types of organizations they are working for to their job function, salaries and backgrounds.   By participating in the survey, you’ll receive a full report on the findings, including statistical analysis, comments from some of the sector’s leading professionals, and some predictions as to what these trends suggest for the future.

The organization is planning to publish these results in May.

Please note that no participants’ names or contact details will be published or made available to any third parties at any stage. Contact details will only be used to confidentially send the results to all participants.

Who Should Participate?

The Climate Change market is a vast sector involving a wide range of professionals and organizations. For the purpose of this research we are going to define the market as people working within a job or an organization focusing on the following areas:

* Renewable Energy and Clean Technology
* CDM/JI
* VER
* Carbon Finance/brokering
* Carbon/Climate Change Law, Policy or Regulation
* Climate Change
* Energy Management and Efficiency

Why Participate?

* Understand where you sit amongst peers in a sector in the early stages of growth
* Benchmark your salary against global averages
* Understand this very broad sector and where your skills may be best applied
* Receive a detailed analysis of findings along with comment from the sector’s leading experts
* 100% confidentiality (more info)

To take the survey, visit  The Carbon Salary Survey 2009

Deadline: April 30, 2009

© 2009, Tracey de Morsella. All rights reserved. Do not republish.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine, Monster.com, About.com Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine, HR.com, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.