Information About Water And Liquid Waste Treatment Plant And System Operators

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Training

Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators
Training for Water And Liquid Waste Treatment Plant And System Operators
Percent
Less than High School 3.9
High School 44.9
Some College 31.0
Associates Degree 10.6
Bachelors Degree 8.5
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 113,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 22,000 more water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 46,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators make $20.93 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators $12.20 $15.50 $20.00 $25.60 $31.40
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators make $43,530 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators $25,400 $32,250 $41,780 $53,270 $65,430
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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