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Purifying Plant Operator Salary
in San Diego, California

$60,681 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,032

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purifying Plant Operator is $60,681 a year and $29 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Purifying Plant Operator is between $44,200 and $74,388. 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

Description:
  • Operates and controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use.
  • Regulates flow of raw water into treatment plant by operating and controlling electric motors, pumps, and valves.
Purifying Plant Operator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Purifying Plant Operator jobs: 18,672

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,346
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

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