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Control Room Operator Power Plant Salary

$79,209 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,727

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Control Room Operator Power Plant is $79,209 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Control Room Operator Power Plant is between $56,245 and $97,987. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Control Room Operator Power Plant. 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:
  • Operates boilers, turbines, generators, and auxiliary equipment at generating plant to produce electricity.
  • Monitors control board and regulates equipment, according to procedures and information obtained from recording and indicating instruments.
Control Room Operator Power Plant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 33,920

Estimated population of Control Room Operator Power Plant jobs: 3,352

Rate of error: 2.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,825
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Control Room Operator Power Plant Job Listings for United States

Manager Plant Engineering
Nov 27
Santa Maria, CA, USA
The Okonite Company
... operating power plant electrical switchgear, boiler room equipment, cooling tower and state ... control; with OSHA, EPA, city and county inspectors and state licensing/permitting bureaus. The ...
Process Operator
Sep 20
Reno, NV, USA
Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.
Control room environment includes monitoring and adjusting the Biorefinery control system and ... Ability to use and/or be trained to use hand and power tools and operate equipment such as ...
Power Plant Engineer 4
Nov 21
Anamosa, United States
Anamosa State Penitentiary
The Power plant, which is located outside of the Penitentiary, houses four 17,500 lb/hour boilers ... Staff are responsible for operating three megawatts of emergency backup electrical generation ...
Travel Nurse RN - OR - Operating Room - $1,787 per week
Dec 12
Harlingen, Texas, USA
NurseFly Travel Nursing
... control of your money! Our main focus is understanding your interests and goals, so we can match ... - operating room nurse.
Travel Nurse RN - OR - Operating Room - $1,919 per week
Dec 13
Helena, Montana, USA
NurseFly Travel Nursing
Help control bleeding. Suture patients following surgery. OR Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be ...

The average pay for a Control Room Operator Power Plant is $79,209 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Control Room Operator Power Plant is between $56,245 and $97,987. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Control Room Operator Power Plant. 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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Manager Plant Engineering
Nov 27
Santa Maria, CA, USA
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... operating power plant electrical switchgear, boiler room equipment, cooling tower and state ... control; with OSHA, EPA, city and county inspectors and state licensing/permitting bureaus. The ...
Process Operator
Sep 20
Reno, NV, USA
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Control room environment includes monitoring and adjusting the Biorefinery control system and ... Ability to use and/or be trained to use hand and power tools and operate equipment such as ...
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