Career Outlook for Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Also known as:  Power System Dispatcher, Steam and Power Panel Operator, Steam Plant Control Room Operator, Substation Operator
The overall job outlook for Power Distributor or Dispatcher careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 21.71 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.62 percent per year. Demand for Power Distributors and Dispatchers is expected to go down, with an expected -290 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 0.36 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Power Distributors and Dispatchers in the following states
California 1,220
Florida 630
Michigan 610
Texas 580
Virginia 480
Washington 460
Ohio 440
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Power Distributors and Dispatchers
Montana 30
Kansas 40
Alaska 40
Connecticut 60
Tennessee 60
Nevada 60
Iowa 70