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Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators (Occupational Profile)

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SOC: 51-8031

Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators run the equipment, control the processes, and monitor the plants that are responsible for converting the wastewater in our drains and sewers into a form that is safe for environmental release.

Los Angeles County Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

1,940

2,130

$35.79

$74,433

High school

None

Long-term

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.