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Salary

View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$61,900 $61,900
Gas Plant Operators
$84,500 $84,500

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

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.

Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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.

Monitoring
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

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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.

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.

Quality Control Analysis
Testing how well a product or service works.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Troubleshooting
Figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work.

Speaking
Talking to others.

Operation and Control
Using equipment or systems.

Operation Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

These are areas where you might have skill gaps. People working in your selected job generally need higher levels in these skill and knowledge areas than people working in your current job.

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Mechanical
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

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Typical Level Of Training

See how much education people typically have in your selected job, and then use the link to find training programs in your local area.

High school diploma or equivalent

High school diploma or equivalent

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Licensing

Many states require licenses for certain jobs. See if your selected occupation requires a license and if so, follow the link to find information for your state.

License required in WA

No license required in WA

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certification

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