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.

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 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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