Be a part of building our country’s energy future through an exciting, rewarding career in energy! Many well-paying, rewarding careers in energy allow you to benefit millions of people every day. The industry offers a strong career pathway with various options including engineering, operations, maintenance, and construction.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FIRST

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma

Job 2016 Avg Hourly Rate
Customer Service Representative $13.24
Field Services Technician $17.87
Plant and Systems Operator $13.65

NEXT

Requires 2-4 years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience

Job 2016 Avg Hourly Rate
Electrical Power-Line Installer/Repairer $23.50
Electrician $20.87
Field Services Leader $50.65
Instrumentation or GIS Engineering Technician $37.65
System and Plant Equipment Operator $33.69
Welder-Mechanic $16.00

LATER

Requires 4 or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience

Job 2016 Avg Hourly Rate
Chemical Technician $18.18
Electrical Engineer $63.07
Gas Distribution Engineer $28.98
Industrial Engineer $37.92
Mechanical Engineer $49.36

TRAINING PATHWAYS

FIRST

Middle and high school career exploration or career academy programs

Training Program Institution/
School
Advanced Manufacturing Academy King Middle School
Advanced Manufacturing Academy Milton High School
Engineering Academy Navarre High School
Electrical and Instrumentation Technology
Electricity
Welding Technology
Locklin Tech

NEXT

Certifications, technical programs or 2-year degree programs

Training Program Institution/
School
Electrical & Instrumentation Technology
Electricity
Welding Technology
Locklin Tech
Electricity
Welding Technology
A.A. Chemistry
A.S. Engineering Technology
(Specialization in Advanced Manufacturing)
A.S. Engineering Technology
(Specialization in Mechanical Design and Fabrication)
Pensacola State College

LATER

Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs

Training Program Institution/
School
B.S. Chemistry
B.S. Electrical Engineering
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
University of West Florida

Salary information source: FL Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, August 2016