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Substation Operator Salary
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$68,701 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,250

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $68,701 a year and $33 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $49,622 and $84,498. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Substation Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and controls equipment, such as current converters, voltage transformers, and circuit breakers, that regulate flow of electricity through substation of electric power system and over distribution lines to consumers.
  • Records readings of switchboard instruments to compile data concerning quantities of electric power used for substation operation and amounts distributed from station.
  • Talks with load dispatcher and reports amount of electricity received into substation, and to receive switching instructions.
Substation Operator Job Prevalence in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Substation Operator jobs: 1,413

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,643
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Minneapolis ( (listen)) is the county seat of Hennepin County and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2018, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 425,403. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul, and suburbs which altogether contain about 3.63 million people, and is the third-largest economic center in the Midwest.Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $68,701 a year and $33 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $49,622 and $84,498. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Substation Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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