Career Outlook for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

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Also known as:
Industrial Waste Treatment Technician, Lead Sewage Plant Operator, Liquid Waste Treatment Plant Operator, Sewage Plant Operator, Waste Treatment Operator, Wastewater Operator, Water Plant Operator, Water Treatment Technician

The overall job outlook for Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant or System Operator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 29.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.85 percent per year. Demand for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 1,630 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.15 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators in the following states

California 10,850
Texas 10,110
Florida 7,710
Pennsylvania 5,700
New York 5,310
Illinois 4,520
Ohio 4,240
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Virgin Islands
30
Delaware
270
Rhode Island
310
Vermont
350
New Hampshire
440
Alaska
450
Wyoming
460