Salary for Other Plant and System Operators

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A Plant or System Operator can get an average wage on a scale from $35,220 and $83,810 based on levels of tenure. Plant and System Operators can receive an average pay level of fifty-nine thousand six hundred dollars per year.

Plant and System Operators can get the best compensation in Hawaii, where they can receive normal pay levels of close to $75,700. People working these jobs can get the best compensation in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they get average job salaries of $72,850.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 38.64 percent nationwide in that time.


Other Plant and System Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Public Administration
Transportation and Warehousing
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Wholesale Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services