Outdoor occupations’ annual income at risk per worker by mid-century due to extreme heat

Projected annual wages lost because of work days with a heat index above 100F. Projections are based on a scenario in which there is little or no action to reduce emissions.

Historical

1971-2000

Mid-century projection

2036-2065

$310

$2,200

Installation, main-

tenance, and repair

Protective service

Transportation

Construction and

extraction

Materials moving

Farming, fishing,

and forestry

Building and grounds

maintenance

0

500

1.0k

1.5k

2.0k

$2.5k

Historical

1971-2000

Mid-century projection

2036-2065

$310

$2,200

Installation, maintenance,

and repair

Protective service

Transportation

Construction and

extraction

Materials moving

Farming, fishing,

and forestry

Building and grounds

cleaning and maintenance

0

500

1.0k

1.5k

2.0k

$2.5k

Historical (1971-2000)

Mid-century projection (2036-2065)

$310

$2,200

Installation, maintenance,

and repair

Protective service

Transportation

Construction and

extraction

Materials moving

Farming, fishing,

and forestry

Building and grounds

cleaning and maintenance

0

500

1.0k

1.5k

2.0k

$2.5k

Historical (1971-2000)

Mid-century projection (2036-2065)

$310

$2,200

Installation, maintenance,

and repair

Protective service

Transportation

Construction and

extraction

Materials moving

Farming, fishing,

and forestry

Building and grounds

cleaning and maintenance

0

500

1.0k

1.5k

2.0k

$2.5k

Historical (1971-2000)

Mid-century projection (2036-2065)

$310

$2,200

Installation, maintenance,

and repair

Protective service

Transportation

Construction and

extraction

Materials moving

Farming, fishing,

and forestry

Building and grounds

cleaning and maintenance

0

500

1.0k

1.5k

2.0k

$2.5k