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Substation Operator Salary
in Washington, United States

$69,055 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,257

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Substation Operator is $69,055 a year and $33 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator is between $49,878 and $84,933. 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 Washington, United States.

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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 Washington, 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:
$80,054
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Substation Operator Job Listings for Washington, United States

Power System Application Integrator
Jan 29
Seattle, United States
City of Seattle, WA
... upgrade, substation & Distribution SCADA automation, OT WAN & LAN upgrade, advance meter ... Windows Server Operating Systems MS Office product programming and interfaces Required ...
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