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Feeder Switchboard Operator Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$71,144 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,402

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Feeder Switchboard Operator is $71,144 a year and $34 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Feeder Switchboard Operator is between $51,025 and $87,720. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates switchboard to control distribution of electric power over feeder circuits between generating station and substations of electric power system: selects and moves control switches as directed by load dispatcher to cut in and cut out feeder circuits.
  • Observes control-board indicators to detect circuits automatically cut off due to line disturbances and turns controls to cut in spare feeder to carry load of cutoff circuit.
  • Tags switches of feeders automatically cut off to warn next operator of defective lines.
  • Records readings of meters indicating temperature of transformers and voltage and frequency of electricity in feeders.
Feeder Switchboard Operator Job Prevalence in Portland, Oregon, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Feeder Switchboard Operator jobs: 1,858

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$82,475
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Portland, Oregon

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Feeder Switchboard Operator is $71,144 a year and $34 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Feeder Switchboard Operator is between $51,025 and $87,720. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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