Biomass Power Plant Managers

General Information

Description

Manage operations at biomass power generation facilities. Direct work activities at plant, including supervision of operations and maintenance staff.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit91.12%
  2. Self-employed3.67%
  3. Private, not for profit2.32%
  4. State and local government1.54%
  5. Federal government1.15%

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 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite limited employment growth, about 13,900 openings for industrial production managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$108,790

State-by-state Salary

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$135,410
$63,350
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 61%
  • Associate's degree 16%
  • Post-secondary certificate 13%
  • High school 6%
  • Some college 1%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Engineering and Technology

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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