Life As a Plant and System Operator
Example of Plant and System Operator Job All plant and system operators not listed separately.
Types of Plant and System Operator Jobs
- Incinerator Operator
- Control Board Operator
- Ventilation Equipment Tender
- Lime Filter Operator
- Fire Tender
Plant and System Operator Job Outlook
There were about 12,100 jobs for Plant and System Operator in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 2.5% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 300 new jobs for Plant and System Operator by 2026. There will be an estimated 1,200 positions for Plant and System Operator per year.
The states with the most job growth for Plant and System Operator are South Dakota, Nebraska, and Oregon. Watch out if you plan on working in Massachusetts, West Virginia, or Oklahoma. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Plant and System Operator Salary
The salary for Plant and System Operators ranges between about $34,580 and $81,750 a year.
Plant and System Operators who work in Alaska, Washington, or Hawaii, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Plant and System Operators in different U.S. states.
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Where do Plant and System Operators Work?
The table below shows the approximate number of Plant and System Operators employed by various industries.
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