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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

in Massachusetts

Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
518031  Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 2,116 2,236 120 5.67 % 66 12 54 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Utilities    260  12 % 340  15 % 80  32 % $56,330
Utilities    260  12 % 340  15 % 80  32 % $56,330
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