Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Plant and System Operators (all other): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Plant and System Operators (all other)
What Plant and system operators Do
All plant and system operators not listed separately.
Plant and system operator Salaries
- 2020 employment: 14,900
- May 2021 median annual wage: $50,250
Job Outlook for Plant and system operators
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: 500
- Growth rate: 3 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become a Plant or system operator
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.