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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
83% 51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators  Decline   Decline 200
70% 51-8013.00 Power Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 2,500
  51-8013.03 Biomass Plant Technicians    
  51-8013.04 * Hydroelectric Plant Technicians    
68% 51-8012.00 Power Distributors and Dispatchers  Decline   Decline 800
66% 49-2095.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay  Decline   Decline 1,700
49% 49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 10,200
49% 19-4051.00 Nuclear Technicians  Decline   Decline 700
  19-4051.02 Nuclear Monitoring Technicians    
42% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,200
38% 43-5041.00 Meter Readers, Utilities  Decline   Decline 1,700
38% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 1,500
32% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,400
30% 17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers  Decline   Decline 900
13% 51-8031.00 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators  Decline   Decline 10,500
11% 17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers  Average   Average 13,700

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2020-2030 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.