Geothermal Technicians


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Geothermal Technicians

Geothermal Technicians - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings. 

Employment

Major employers:

  • Utility companies
  • Local, state, and federal government-sponsored power plants

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be steady. The US is interested in reducing foreign oil imports and developing resources such as geothermal energy systems. Technicians will be needed to install and repair these systems.

Job prospects will be best for those with experience and skills.

Employment and outlook information is not available specifically for geothermal technicians. However, they are part of the larger group of "all other installation, maintenance, and repair workers."

Geothermal Technicians (CIS 100548)

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Illinois
12,032
Large
&
7.3%
5.8%
>>>>
1,261
High
  Champaign Area
194
Large
&
20.1%
7.0%
>>>>
24
High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
208
Large
&
12.5%
5.0%
>>>>
24
High
  Cook County
4,516
Large
&
8.2%
5.6%
>>>>
480
High
  Decatur Area
118
Large
&
8.5%
7.0%
>>>>
12
High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
688
Very large
&
10.8%
9.7%
>>>>
76
High
  Du Page County
1,762
Very large
&
9.0%
5.4%
>>>>
190
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
219
Large
&
7.8%
5.1%
>>>>
23
High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
87
Large
&
17.2%
7.0%
>>>>
11
High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
148
Large
&
2.0%
5.2%
>>>>
15
High
  Lake County
834
Large
&
16.5%
8.6%
>>>>
99
Very High
  McHenry County
283
Large
&
13.8%
6.8%
>>>>
32
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
125
Large
&
10.4%
6.8%
>>>>
14
High
  Northwest Illinois Area
255
Large
&
6.7%
3.6%
>>>>
27
High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
535
Large
&
14.0%
7.3%
>>>>
62
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
153
Large
&
5.9%
4.3%
>>>>
16
High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
210
Large
&
10.0%
5.7%
>>>>
23
High
  Rockford Area
383
Large
&
12.8%
7.6%
>>>>
43
High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
60
Large
&
10.0%
2.4%
>>>>
7
High
  Springfield Area
186
Large
&
8.1%
4.7%
>>>>
20
High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
259
Large
&
15.1%
6.4%
>>>>
30
High
  Vermilion County
50
Large
&
18.0%
4.9%
>>>>
6
Moderate
  Will County
676
Very large
&
2.4%
9.1%
>>>>
66
High
United States
187,700
Large
&
2.5%
3.7%
>>>>
18,500
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.