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Substation Operator Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$64,230 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,169

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $64,230 a year and $31 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $46,393 and $79,000. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 11,620

Estimated population of Substation Operator jobs: 1,356

Rate of error: 3.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,461
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City, abbreviated as KCMO or KC, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the most populated municipality of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Most of the city lies within Jackson County, but portions spill into Clay, Cass, and Platte counties. The city borders Johnson County and Kansas City, Kansas (KCK/Wyandotte County) in Kansas. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port...

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The average pay for a Substation Operator is $64,230 a year and $31 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $46,393 and $79,000. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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