Salary for Biofuels Processing Technicians

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Biofuels processing technicians load, calculate, mix, measure and process feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction vessels and monitor all processes of production. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to deal hazardous materials by definition of the job. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have completed their high school diploma or GED in order to be considered, but not always.

A Biofuels Processing Technician receives an average compensation of somewhere between 40000 and 60000 based on experience and education levels. Biofuels Processing Technicians can get a wage of Fifty Thousand Two Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Biofuels Processing Technicians have the highest pay levels in Alaska, where they can receive average wages of approximating $72390. This group of people receive the best pay in Public Administration, where they get an average salary rate of $63880.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.67 percent nationwide in that time.
Biofuels Processing Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $63,880
Public Administration $55,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises $54,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $54,000
Health Care and Social Assistance $52,360
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $50,320
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Transportation and Warehousing $43,540
Construction $43,960
Wholesale Trade $46,120
Manufacturing $47,120
Educational Services $50,240
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $50,280