Salary for Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators

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Methane and Landfill Gas collection system operators are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations of landfill gas projects. They might also develop budgets, develop schedules and maintain daily logs and other related work. This job normally requires vocational training, an associate's degree or related experience. Some employers require more than one of these or all three. Employers also require one to two years of on-the-job training after being hired.

A Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operator earns an average salary ranging from 72000 to 108000 depending on the level of seniority. Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators will most likely receive an average wage of Ninety Five Thousand Eight Hundred dollars yearly.

Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators have the best average compensation in Texas, where they receive salary pay of close to about $114090. These people are compensated the highest in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can receive wages of $112570.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.90 percent nationwide in that time.


Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Wholesale Trade

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Public Administration
Retail Trade