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Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment.

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Projected Job Openings
18% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 400
80% 51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators   Green Occupation Green  Decline   Decline 500
58% 19-4051.00 * Nuclear Technicians  Decline   Decline 900
  19-4051.01 Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians Green Occupation    
  19-4051.02 Nuclear Monitoring Technicians    
66% 51-8012.00 Power Distributors and Dispatchers Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 1,000
41% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 1,500
34% 43-5041.00 Meter Readers, Utilities  Decline   Decline 2,800
71% 51-8013.00 Power Plant Operators Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 3,000
11% 51-8031.00 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators  Decline   Decline 10,600
35% 17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,100
66% 49-2095.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,100
38% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,600
10% 17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers Green Occupation  Average   Average 13,900
48% 49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook   Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,400
36% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,300

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2018-2028 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018-2028). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.