Biomass Plant Technicians

3.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $40.69 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 81% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Biomass Plant Technicians' job openings is expected to decline by -13.6% by 2030
'Biomass Plant Technicians' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Biomass Plant Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Biomass Plant Technicians' was $84,650, or $40.69 hourly
'Biomass Plant Technicians' are paid 101.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as biomass plant technicians?

As of 2020 there were 32,960 people employed as Biomass Plant Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Biomass Plant Technicians.

Job description

Control and monitor biomass plant activities and perform maintenance as needed.

SOC Code: 51-8013.03

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