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Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $21.13
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.03 $20.16 $26.93
Minnesota
$18.03 $21.13 $24.25
Central Minnesota
$16.74 $18.60 $21.80
Northeast Minnesota
$14.92 $19.48 $27.16
Northwest Minnesota
$18.23 $21.74 $25.88
Southeast Minnesota
$16.44 $19.44 $26.55
Southwest Minnesota
$20.02 $21.94 $23.86
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.72 $21.35 $26.28

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,060 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 719 new Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 51,000 52,300 1,300 2.6%
Minnesota 595 618 23 3.9%
  2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 134 164 30 22.4%
Northeast Minnesota 55 66 11 20%
Northwest Minnesota 120 145 25 20.8%
Southeast Minnesota 113 128 15 13.3%
Southwest Minnesota 64 84 20 31.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 271 242 -29 -10.7%


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