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Steam Power Plant Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$56,506 (USD)

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Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Steam Power Plant Operator is $56,506 a year and $27 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Steam Power Plant Operator is between $40,929 and $69,441. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Steam Power Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates automatically fired boilers to generate steam that supplies heat or power for buildings or industrial processes.
  • Lights gas- or oil-fed burners, using torch.
  • Starts pulverizer and stoker to grind and feed coal into furnace of boiler.
  • Observes pressure, temperature, and draft meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators, stoker, pulverizer, and burners.
Steam Power Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Job family population: 32,790

Estimated population of Steam Power Plant Operator jobs: 3,590

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Steam Power Plant Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Controls Engineer Opening (Burley, ID area)
Feb 19
Boise, ID, USA
... plant projects and IT requirements, as needed. KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ensure a safe operating ... power distribution. Company Description Manufacturing firm
Asset Manager
Nov 28
Boise, ID, USA
Clenera. LLC
... operating reports with respect to regulatory compliance, contract requirements, and plant ... Proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, with previous spreadsheet/database experience * Excellent ...
Electrical Engineer I
Feb 1
Hayden, United States
Kootenai Electric Cooperative
Provides generation scheduling when power plant operator unable to. * Tracks analyzes and adjusts generation scheduling as needed. Non-essential functions: * Performs other duties as directed or ...
Diesel Mechanic
Feb 16
Eden, United States
Standlee Premium Western Forage
Perform service and repairs following guidelines set forth in the shop's Standard Operating ... as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists
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