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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salary

$71,026 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,421

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $71,026 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is between $50,868 and $87,647. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Controls and maintains auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, filters, feedwater heaters, chlorinators, and condensers that supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, and auxiliary power for turbines, generators, boilers, and other power-generating plant facilities: opens and closes valves and switches in prescribed sequence upon receipt of signal from turbine operator or power-plant operator to start or shut down auxiliary units.
  • Reads temperature, pressure, and r.p.m.
  • Gauges to verify that units are operating at specified capacity, and listens for sounds from machinery that warn of mechanical malfunction.
  • Replenishes electrolyte in batteries and oil in voltage transformers and resets tripped electric relays.
  • Assists electrician, powerhouse in making electrical repairs.
  • Cleans and lubricates equipment and collects oil, water, and electrolyte samples for laboratory analysis to prevent equipment failure or deterioration.
  • Tightens leaking glands and pipe joints and reports need for major equipment repairs to power-plant operator.
  • When working in nuclear-powered generating station, may help transfer fissionable material between vehicles and storage area.
  • May fire up and shut down automatically regulated boilers firer, high pressure.
Auxiliary Equipment Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 33,920

Estimated population of Auxiliary Equipment Operator jobs: 11,851

Rate of error: 2.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$82,339
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Job Listings for United States

System Control Operator
Nov 22
Charleston, TN, USA
United Hydrogen
Responsible for normal operation, startup, and shutdown of all major and auxiliary equipment and systems in the plant following approved operating procedures. * Understand equipment operating ...
Prod Operator - Manufacturing
Nov 6
Kent, United States
FedEx Office
The Production Operator, Manufacturing predominantly takes part in the production of S&G print ... Operate Digital and Signs & Graphics printers, binding and other auxiliary equipment * Perform all ...
Compounder/Blender Operator
Dec 3
Brea, CA, USA
Pacific Plastics, Inc.
Compounder/Blender Operator Minimum Job Responsibilities: * Follow and comply with all safety ... the auxiliary equipment * Monitor the status of the process, troubleshoot, record and report ...
Power Plant / Boiler Operator - Rochester, MN
Nov 21
Rochester, United States
Sprung Services, Inc.
Power Plant / Boiler Operator - Rochester, MN Job Code:Rochester, MN Address:151 Silver Lake Road ... Operates auxiliary equipment including pumps, heat exchangers, ash conveyors and condensers
Extrusion Machine Operator
Nov 13
Hutchinson, MN, USA
Masterson Staffing Solutions
Operators will handle basic troubleshooting of the various extruders and auxiliary equipment, conduct daily preventative maintenance checks, and elevate any issues to the Area Lead if they are not ...

The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $71,026 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is between $50,868 and $87,647. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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