Salary for Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

Also known as:  Hydroelectric Plant Operator, Power Plant Control Room Operator, Powerhouse Operator, Turbine Room Attendant helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

A Hydroelectric Plant Technician can receive an average pay level of between $48,090 and $111,470 based on seniority. usually receive a salary of eigthy-one thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars each year.

can get the best pay in Oregon, where they receive an average job salary of about $102,390. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they get average job salaries of $85,440.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 59.58 percent nationwide in that time.


Hydroelectric Plant Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Educational Services
Transportation and Warehousing