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Turbogenerator Operator Salary
in San Diego, California

$67,214 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,217

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Turbogenerator Operator is $67,214 a year and $32 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Turbogenerator Operator is between $48,685 and $82,601. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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.
Turbogenerator Operator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 34,170

Estimated population of Turbogenerator Operator jobs: 3,912

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$77,920
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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