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Geothermal Technicians

Overview

Geothermal technicians perform technical duties at geothermal power plants or at individual installations. They monitor and adjust operating equipment and power production systems and identify and correct equipment malfunctions. They may work for commercial geothermal power facilities or install and maintain geothermal equipment for residences. The Department of Energy reports that there are about 7,645 people directly employed in the geothermal industry.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Senior Geothermal Technician, Supervisor

Geothermal Technician

Apprentice Geothermal Technician

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