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Sewage Plant Operator Salary

$54,253 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$917

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewage Plant Operator is $54,253 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sewage Plant Operator is between $39,738 and $66,342. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and reads meters, gauges, and tests results to determine load requirements.
Sewage Plant Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Sewage Plant Operator jobs: 14,446

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,894
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Sewage Plant Operator Job Listings for United States

Wastewater Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater Plant Operator Foreman)
Jul 10
Lompoc, CA, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
... Sewage Disposal Plant Operating - Requirements ----- ### Conditions of Employment - U.S. Citizenship is Required. - See Special Conditions of Employment Section. - Selective Service Requirement
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Foreman)
Jul 5
Lompoc, CA, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
... 5408 Sewage Disposal Plant Operating #### Similar jobs - Operators, Wastewater System - Operators, Wastewater Treatment Plant - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators - Wastewater Treatment System ...
Water Treatment/Reclamation Plant Operator Maintenance Interns
Jul 10
Mesa, AZ, USA
Creative Human Resources Concepts, LLC
Water Treatment/Reclamation Plant Operator Maintenance Interns (9) JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a ... sewage, sludge, and adverse weather conditions · Other duties as required. REQUIRED EDUCATION ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 10
Fremont, CA, USA
Viant
DESCRIPTIONResponsible for maintaining facilities by ensuring all facilities and plant equipment ... operating machinesUsing measurement devicesAssembly or fabrication of parts at distance close to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewage Plant Operator is $54,253 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sewage Plant Operator is between $39,738 and $66,342. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Sewage Plant Operator Job Listings for United States

Wastewater Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater Plant Operator Foreman)
Jul 10
Lompoc, CA, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
... Sewage Disposal Plant Operating - Requirements ----- ### Conditions of Employment - U.S. Citizenship is Required. - See Special Conditions of Employment Section. - Selective Service Requirement
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Foreman)
Jul 5
Lompoc, CA, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
... 5408 Sewage Disposal Plant Operating #### Similar jobs - Operators, Wastewater System - Operators, Wastewater Treatment Plant - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators - Wastewater Treatment System ...
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