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Utilities Operator Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$62,511 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Utilities Operator is $62,511 a year and $30 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for an Utilities Operator is between $45,787 and $76,440. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Utilities Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Job Summary

  • Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and reads meters, gauges, and tests results to determine load requirements.
Utilities Operator Job Prevalence in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Utilities Operator jobs: 14,446

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Utilities Operator Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Jun 10
Manchester, United States
Underground utility or constructions experience a plus. * Mechanical inclination an asset. * Must ... Truck Operator position and the company go to www.badgerinc.com. Badger Daylighting offers ...
Apr 12
Medford, MA, USA
Tufts Construction, Inc.
Under general supervision, the Foreman/Operator is responsible for managing and directing the ... Utilities work experience a plus. Pay commiserate with experience.
Construction Machine Operator/Laborer
May 1
Wilmington, MA, USA
BF Construction Inc
Machine Operator/Laborer Candidate must have at least 2-5 years experience in the construction ... Candidate must be familiar with utility work focused specifically around water, sewer, drain and ...
Utilities Planner Coordinator-DH
Apr 5
Providence, RI, USA
Westward Seafoods Inc
... operating conditions trend analysis and regulatory compliance • Coordinate and track spare parts inventory • This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and ...
Utility Analyst
May 30
Boston, MA, USA
... operating expenses, will require a 7.8 percent increase in base rates." Successful applicants will: • Have a bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field (economics, math, public policy ...
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