Construction and environmental cleanup are among the industries expected to offer the greatest prospects for wage growth in the next five years.

A new study released Tuesday by the research firm IBISWorld lists the 10 industries with the fastest wage growth predicted for 2011 to 2016. At the top of the list is sustainable building material manufacturing, which is anticipated to grow 22.7 percent over the next five years from about $8.3 billion in total this year.

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