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Turbogenerator Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$55,118 (USD)

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Last updated: February 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Turbogenerator Operator is $55,118 a year and $26 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Turbogenerator Operator is between $39,924 and $67,736. 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

  • 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 Idaho, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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