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Power Plant Operators

in Massachusetts

Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes "Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" (51-8011).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
518013  Power Plant Operators 857 887 30 3.50 % 32 29 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Utilities    640  75 % 660  75 % 20  4 % $79,080
Utilities    640  75 % 660  75 % 20  4 % $79,080
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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