• Power Distributors and Dispatchers
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
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    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers control the systems that generate and distribute electric power.

What do they typically do

  • Start or stop generators, turbines, and other equipment as necessary
  • Control power-generating equipment, using nuclear power
  • Adjust controls to regulate the flow of power
  • Check equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems
  • Read charts, meters, and gauges to monitor voltage and electricity flows

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -0.4%
Job Opening 18

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Education & Training

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    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
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