Salary for Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians

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These employees set up, tend, operate and control landfill gas collection system units and equipment. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to deal with 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 Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technician can earn a pay level ranging between 40000 - 60000 based on experience and education levels. Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians will usually earn a wage of Fifty Thousand Two Hundred dollars per annum.

Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians can receive the best pay in Alaska, where they earn average pay scales of just about $72390. People in this career group receive the highest compensation in Public Administration, where they earn pay levels, on average, 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.
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System 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