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Turbine Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$55,109 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$997

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Turbine Operator is $55,109 a year and $26 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Turbine Operator is between $39,917 and $67,725. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Turbine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls steam-driven turbogenerators in electric or nuclear power generating station: starts or signals auxiliary-equipment operator to start turbines and boiler auxiliary units.
  • Adjusts throttle and vacuum-breaker valve to engage governor that regulates speed of turbines and notifies switchboard operator that turbine-driven generators can be synchronized with auxiliary units.
  • Monitors panelboard to control operations of turbines to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Stops turbines when malfunctions occur, following operating instructions.
  • Records instrument readings at specified intervals.
  • May perform minor maintenance or equipment, using handtools.
  • When controlling operation by remote control, may be designated central-control-room operator.
Turbine Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 34,170

Estimated population of Turbine Operator jobs: 3,912

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,887
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Turbine Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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First Officer
Jan 31
Boise, United States
Atlas Air
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737 First Officer
Jan 31
Boise, United States
Atlas Air
Current & Qualified and operating in a part 121, 135 or part 91 environment. * Have a minimum of 500 hours of turbine time Please note that all candidates offered a position as a First Officer will ...
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