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Substation Operator Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$63,099 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,148

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $63,099 a year and $30 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $45,576 and $77,608. 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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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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 Raleigh, North Carolina, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$73,149
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 469,298 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $63,099 a year and $30 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $45,576 and $77,608. 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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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