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Recycling Center Operators (Occupational Profile)

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Recycling Center Operators help in the reduction of refuse in landfills and incinerators, thus decreasing various sources of pollution. They receive and sort through a number of different materials and turn used products into useful, environmentally safe raw materials.

Los Angeles County Recycling Center Operators:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training





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.