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47-5011.00 - Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

Rig derrick equipment and operate pumps to circulate mud through drill hole.

Sample of reported job titles: Derrick Hand, Derrick Man, Derrick Operator, Derrick Worker, Floor Hand

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Knowledge  |  Skills  |  Abilities  |  Work Activities  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Work Context  |  Job Zone  |  Education  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Styles  |  Work Values  |  Related Occupations  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • Inspect derricks, or order their inspection, prior to being raised or lowered. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inspect derricks for flaws, and clean and oil derricks to maintain proper working conditions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Control the viscosity and weight of the drilling fluid. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Repair pumps, mud tanks, and related equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set and bolt crown blocks to posts at tops of derricks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Listen to mud pumps and check regularly for vibration and other problems to ensure that rig pumps and drilling mud systems are working properly. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Start pumps that circulate mud through drill pipes and boreholes to cool drill bits and flush out drill cuttings. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Position and align derrick elements, using harnesses and platform climbing devices. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Supervise crew members, and provide assistance in training them. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Guide lengths of pipe into and out of elevators. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Prepare mud reports, and instruct crews about the handling of any chemical additives. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clamp holding fixtures on ends of hoisting cables. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Weigh clay, and mix with water and chemicals to make drilling mud, using portable mixers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • String cables through pulleys and blocks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Steady pipes during connection to or disconnection from drill or casing strings. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Adjustable wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ball peen hammer — Ball peen hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blocks or pulleys — Chain blocks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blowout preventers — Blowout prevention equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • C clamps — Safety clamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Combination wrenches — Double ring wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Crown blocks — Derrick crown blocks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drawworks — Drilling draw works See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drill hoses — Mud hoses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drill rig elevators — Casing elevators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drilling casings — Borehole casings; Casing slips See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drilling screens — Dewatering screens See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear muffs — Protective ear muffs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear plugs — Protective ear plugs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • End cut pliers — Side cutting pliers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Facial shields — Face shields See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Fire extinguishers — Portable fire extinguishers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Gas detectors — Hydrogen sulfide detectors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Goggles — Safety goggles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hard hats — Protective hard hats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Air hoists; Derrick hoists See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Jacks — Hydraulic jacks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ladders — Derrick ladders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifelines or lifeline equipment — Geronimo lines; Self-retracting lifelines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifting hooks — Derrick hooks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Makeup tongs — Breakout tongs; Hydraulic power tongs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud agitators — Mud agitating equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud cleaning equipment — Mud cleaners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud degassers — Mud degassing equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud manifolds — Desander manifolds; Desilter manifolds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud mixers — Mud guns; Mud hoppers; Mud mixing pumps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud pumps — Mud pumping equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mud tanks — Drilling mud tanks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Oil country thread protectors — Drill pipe thread protectors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Oil field water oil centrifuges — Drilling fluid centrifuges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pipe handling equipment — Stuck pipe tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pipe wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pneumatic impact wrenches — Spinning wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ratchets — Ratchet sets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respiration air supplying self contained breathing apparatus or accessories — Self-contained breathing apparatus See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respirators — Protective respirators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety glasses — Protective safety glasses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety harness winders — Inertia reels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety harnesses or belts — Fall arrest harnesses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scaffolding — Derrick scaffolds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screwdrivers — Phillips head screwdrivers; Straight screwdrivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Shale shakers — Drilling mud shale shakers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sledge hammer — Sledgehammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Specialty wrenches — Hammer wrenches; Sucker rod wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spill kits — Oil spill kits See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Surface data logging units — Pit volume totalizers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tablet computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Taglines — Derrick taglines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Triple beam balances — Balance beam scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Two way radios — Mobile radios See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Viscosimeters — Marsh funnels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Winches — Derrick winches See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium — The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Coordination — The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speed of Limb Movement — The ability to quickly move the arms and legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speed of Closure — The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare operational reports. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct construction or extraction personnel. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position construction or extraction equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain drilling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean equipment or facilities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Train construction or extraction personnel. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor extraction operations. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate pumps or compressors. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install drilling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Exposed to Contaminants — 99% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 99% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 100% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 99% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 94% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 86% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 86% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 78% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — 81% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 81% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to High Places See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 15% responded “Important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 51% responded “Very close (near touching).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 50% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 46% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 76% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 12% responded “No results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 21% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — 19% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 17% responded “Moderate responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Specialized Protective or Safety Equipment such as Breathing Apparatus, Safety Harness, Full Protection Suits, or Radiation Protection — 44% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 68% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 46% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 11% responded “Limited freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 35% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Whole Body Vibration See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 38% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 50% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, or Poles — 13% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations — 25% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 32% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 30% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Under Cover — 30% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — 50% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 32% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone One: Little or No Preparation Needed
Education Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Related Experience Little or no previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a waiter or waitress even if he/she has never worked before.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
Job Zone Examples These occupations involve following instructions and helping others. Examples include taxi drivers, amusement and recreation attendants, counter and rental clerks, nonfarm animal caretakers, continuous mining machine operators, and waiters/waitresses.
SVP Range (Below 4.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
69   Less than high school diploma
23   High school diploma or equivalent Help
5   Post-secondary certificate Help

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: RCI

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $23.28 hourly, $48,410 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 23,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Faster than average (15% to 21%) Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 13,500
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Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "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.

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