Career Outlook for Gas Plant Operators

Also known as:  Gas Controller, Gas Plant Dispatcher, Gas Plant Operator, Gas Plant Technician, Natural Gas Plant Technician
The overall job outlook for Gas Plant Operator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 26.34 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.39 percent per year. Demand for Gas Plant Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 820 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.76 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Gas Plant Operators in the following states
Texas 2,260
New York 1,160
Pennsylvania 980
Louisiana 680
Massachusetts 620
Wyoming 570
Michigan 520
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Gas Plant Operators
Connecticut 40
Alaska 40
Washington 60
Nebraska 70
Montana 80
Mississippi 90
Minnesota 100