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Geothermal Technicians
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
1,895 2,023 128 6.75% 26 186 212 $18.73 $38,948 High school diploma or equivalent
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.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)

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