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Gas Plant Operators

Distribute or process gas for utility companies.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$49.31 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -1.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  • Operate natural gas distribution equipment.
  • Operate natural gas generation equipment.
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.
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