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Substation Operator Salary
in Salt Lake City, Utah

$61,801 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,125

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $61,801 a year and $30 an hour in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $44,639 and $76,012. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah.

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 Salt Lake City, Utah, 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:
$71,645
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Salt Lake City, Utah

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Description: Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 200,591 in 2018, the city is the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a population of 1,222,540 (2018 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area, a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along a 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a population of 2,606,548 (as of 2018 estimates). It...

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The average pay for a Substation Operator is $61,801 a year and $30 an hour in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $44,639 and $76,012. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah.

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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