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53-7011.00 - Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.

Sample of reported job titles: Assembly Line Tender, Bander, Cartoner Operator, Chain Puller, Chipper Operator, Debarker Operator, Packing Line Operator, Press Operator, Process Line Operator, Process Operator

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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  |  Additional Information

Tasks

  • Position deflector bars, gates, chutes, or spouts to divert flow of materials from one conveyor onto another conveyor. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Weigh or measure materials and products, using scales or other measuring instruments, or read scales on conveyors that continually weigh products, to verify specified tonnages and prevent overloads. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Record production data such as weights, types, quantities, and storage locations of materials, as well as equipment performance problems and downtime. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inform supervisors of equipment malfunctions that need to be addressed. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain equipment, machinery, and work stations, using hand tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, hoses, and lubricants. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Observe conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate elevator systems in conjunction with conveyor systems. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Read production and delivery schedules, and confer with supervisors, to determine sorting and transfer procedures, arrangement of packages on pallets, and destinations of loaded pallets. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Repair or replace equipment components or parts such as blades, rolls, and pumps. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Contact workers in work stations or other departments to request movement of materials, products, or machinery, or to notify them of incoming shipments and their estimated delivery times. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Stop equipment or machinery and clear jams, using poles, bars, and hand tools, or remove damaged materials from conveyors. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Collect samples of materials or products, checking them to ensure conformance to specifications or sending them to laboratories for analysis. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Load, unload, or adjust materials or products on conveyors by hand, by using lifts, hoists, and scoops, or by opening gates, chutes, or hoppers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate consoles to control automatic palletizing equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Affix identifying information to materials or products, using hand tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Distribute materials, supplies, and equipment to work stations, using lifts and trucks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Move, assemble, and connect hoses or nozzles to material hoppers, storage tanks, conveyor sections or chutes, and pumps. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Observe packages moving along conveyors in order to identify packages and to detect defective packaging. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Measure dimensions of bundles, using rulers, and cut battens to required sizes, using power saws. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Press console buttons to deflect packages to predetermined accumulators or reject lines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Join sections of conveyor frames at temporary working areas, and connect power units. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Thread strapping through strapping tools and secure battens with strapping to form protective pallets around extrusions. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Automobiles or cars — Automobiles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bar code reader equipment — Handheld scanners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Batching plants or feeders — Hoppers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Belt conveyors — Belt conveyors systems; Boom conveyors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Chain conveyors — Chain conveyor systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras — Digital video cameras See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear plugs — Hearing protection plugs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Elevators — Elevator systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Floor or platform scales — Digital floor scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklift or elevator accessories or supplies — Scoops See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts — Wheeled forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Grease guns — Grease dispensing guns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Electric hoists See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hydraulic pumps — Gate pumps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hydraulic truck cranes — Hydraulic booms See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Laser fax machine — Laser facsimile machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifts — Hydraulic lifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Light trucks or sport utility vehicles — Pickup trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Minivans or vans — Light industrial vans See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Oil can — Oil dispensing cans See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pallet trucks — Pallet jacks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Palletizers — Automatic palletizing equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power saws — Portable power saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective gloves — Safety gloves See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Restraint straps or buckles or accessories or supplies — Strapping tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rulers — Precision rulers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety glasses — Protective safety glasses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screw conveyor — Grain conveyors; Screw conveyors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spot welding machine — Spot welders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sump pumps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Two way radios — Mobile radios See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Vibrating conveyors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Water hoses — Watering hoses 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.
  • Industrial control software — Control system software; Conveyor control software; Sortation software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software — Intelligrated InControlWare 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.
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. 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.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Chemistry — Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • 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.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. 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.
  • 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.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). 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.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. 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.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. 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.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • 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.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. 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.
  • 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.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. 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.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. 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.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. 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.
  • 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.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor equipment gauges or displays to ensure proper operation. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Record operational or production data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position material handling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Weigh materials to ensure compliance with specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate packing or other material processing equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure product or material dimensions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate conveyors or other industrial material moving equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect material-moving equipment to detect problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Collect samples for analysis or testing. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain material moving equipment in good working condition. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mark materials or objects for identification. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Remove debris or damaged materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Connect cables or electrical lines. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Secure cargo. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate material handling or movement. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Load materials into equipment for processing. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean machinery or equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean facilities or work areas. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or machinery. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 99% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 88% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 95% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 84% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 86% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 11% responded “Limited freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 18% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — 82% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 16% responded “Limited freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 13% responded “Moderate responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to High Places — 12% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 18% responded “I work with others but not closely (e.g., private office).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 11% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 76% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 20% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 14% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Under Cover See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 11% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 11% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 16% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 73% responded “High responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 15% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — 14% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 15% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Letters and Memos — 18% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 16% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 78% responded “Important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations — 15% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 18% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Degree of Automation — 34% responded “Moderately automated.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to < 6.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
Not available Some college, no degree
Not available High school diploma or equivalent Help
Not available Less than high school diploma

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: RC

  • 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.

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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.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. 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.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. 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.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. 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.
  • 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.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. 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.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. 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.
  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $15.01 hourly, $31,220 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 39,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Slower than average (3% to 7%) Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 12,400
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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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