Geothermal Technicians

4.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
44%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.2%
by 2031
WAGES
$42,570
or $20.46 hourly
VOLUME
164,070
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Geothermal Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 3.2% by 2031
'Geothermal Technicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Geothermal Technicians' was $42,570, or $20.46 hourly
'Geothermal Technicians' are paid 7.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as geothermal technicians?

As of 2021 there were 164,070 people employed as Geothermal Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 858 people are employed as Geothermal Technicians.

Job description

Perform technical activities at power plants or individual installations necessary for the generation of power from geothermal energy sources. Monitor and control operating activities at geothermal power generation facilities and perform maintenance and repairs as necessary. Install, test, and maintain residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps.

SOC Code: 49-9099.01

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