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Diesel Plant Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$73,556 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Plant Operator is $73,556 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Plant Operator is between $53,204 and $90,470. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Controls and maintains diesel-electric generating units to produce electric power for distribution or to supply electric power for plant equipment: starts diesel engines and synchronizes generators with other power sources.
  • Inspects equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Performs minor repairs and adjustments on equipment, using handtools.
  • Records instrument readings in log.
  • Issues switching orders to open, close, and tag electric circuits switchboard operator.
Diesel Plant Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 34,170

Estimated population of Diesel Plant Operator jobs: 4,862

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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