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Hydroelectric Production Managers

General Information

Description

Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit89.27%
  2. Self-employed5.96%
  3. Private, not for profit2.69%
  4. State and local government1.50%
  5. Federal government0.38%

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

Industry areas

  • Business Management & Administration

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+2%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$107,560

State-by-state Salary

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$139,840
$95,420
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Post-secondary certificate 28%
  • Associate's degree 21%
  • Some college 14%
  • Bachelor's degree 14%
  • High school 13%
  • Post baccalaureate 7%
  • 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%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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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

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Computers and Electronics

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