Eco-friendly furniture builderWhat they do: Create furniture from recycled materials, naturally fallen trees, or through environmentally friendly methods.
Median salary: $27,000, according to Simply Hired
Education/experience: Degree from vocational or trade school, or on-the-job training.
Growth forecast: At the High Point Furniture Market in High Point, N.C., last October, several large furniture manufacturers introduced eco-friendly lines. According to Furniture Today, this is a growing trend and employers in the green furniture industry will be hiring builders in the near future.
(Scott Dorrance for the Boston Globe )