Biofuels Production Managers

General Information

Description

Manage biofuels production and plant operations. Collect and process information on plant production and performance, diagnose problems, and design corrective procedures.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of industrial production managers is projected to grow 1 percent from 2019 to 2029, slower than the average for all occupations. Most of these managers are employed in various manufacturing industries, some of which are expected to have declining employment due to greater productivity. However, because industrial production managers are responsible for coordinating work activities with the goal of increasing productivity, they will continue to be needed in this capacity. Industries projected to add jobs for these workers include motor vehicle parts manufacturing, machine shops, and pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$105,480

State-by-state Salary

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$129,590
$76,070
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 45%
  • Some college 19%
  • High school 14%
  • Associate's degree 14%
  • Post baccalaureate 6%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Mechanical
  • Administration and Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Chemistry

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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