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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
29% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,300
17% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 1,700
83% 51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,300
62% 51-8012.00 Power Distributors and Dispatchers Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,600
50% 19-4051.00 Nuclear Technicians  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,100
  19-4051.01 Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians Green Occupation    
  19-4051.02 Nuclear Monitoring Technicians    
10% 51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 4,500
  51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  51-8099.02 Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  51-8099.03 Biomass Plant Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  51-8099.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
44% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 4,700
69% 49-2095.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay  Little or no change   Little or no change 5,000
33% 17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers Green Occupation  Average   Average 7,100
42% 43-5041.00 Meter Readers, Utilities  Decline   Decline 10,100
74% 51-8013.00 * Power Plant Operators Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 12,900
43% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Little or no change   Little or no change 13,800
10% 17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 44,100
12% 51-8031.00 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators  Average   Average 47,500
53% 49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Green Occupation  Average   Average 49,900

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.