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Biomass Collectors and Sorters (Occupational Profile)

By March 29, 2013 No Comments


Biomass Collectors operate large trucks or highly sophisticated refuse gathering and collecting machinery. They collect biodegradable materials and drive along set routes to collect material from various clients and transport the material to collection and storage sites or processing plants. Biomass sorters sort through materials that have been dropped off by Biomass Collectors.

 Los Angeles County Biomass Collectors and Sorters:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

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Average Annual Wage, 1q12

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On the Job Training





Less than high school



To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.