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Powerhouse Engineer Salary
in San Diego, California

$85,928 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powerhouse Engineer is $85,928 a year and $41 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Powerhouse Engineer is between $61,016 and $106,298. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Powerhouse Engineer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 34,170

Estimated population of Powerhouse Engineer jobs: 3,377

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Powerhouse Engineer Job Listings for San Diego, California

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Mar 27
San Diego, CA, USA
Aston Technologies
... powerhouse with IT projects in 40 of the 50 states. Empowering our people with the newest ... This Cisco Network Engineering position will be working on client's IT projects to help assess ...
Field Service Technician - Fire Solutions - San Diego CA
Jun 7
San Diego, CA, USA
Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with ...
Materials Manager - Transmission / Substation
Jun 6
San Diego, CA, USA
Agile Sourcing Partners
Able to read and understand blueprints/ Engineered Spec. and design sheets. * Understands how ... Additionally, Agile is a procurement and invoicing powerhouse in our industry that manages millions ...
Business Operations Coordinator $15hr
May 28
Oceanside, CA, USA
Wyndham Destinations
... largest developer and marketer of flexible, points-based vacation ownership products, Wyndham ... powerhouse. In 1991, the company revolutionized the traditional timeshare model with the launch of ...
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