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Utilities Operator Salary
in Rochester, New York

$53,796 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Utilities Operator is $53,796 a year and $26 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Utilities Operator is between $39,404 and $65,783. 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 Rochester, New York.

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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 Rochester, New York, 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 Rochester, New York

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

Utilities Operator Job Listings for Rochester, New York

Process Operator
May 17
Macedon, NY, USA
Career Start
Career Start is currently seeking a Process Operator for a manufacturing facility in Macedon,NY. To ... of machines and other utilities * Report errors and accurately complete necessary batching ...
Weigh Up Operator
May 24
Macedon, NY, USA
Career Start
Career Start is currently seeking a Weigh Up Operator for a food manufacturing company in Macedon, NY. To be considered for this Weigh Up Operator, candidates must have one year of clerk, shipping ...
Instrumentation and Controls Electrical Engineer
Jun 21
Rochester, NY, USA
Premier Search Associates
Provide support for regulatory compliance and utility systems including boiler operations ... Follows or assist project construction, operator training and project startups to ensure that ...
Facilities Maintenance Manager or Director - Healthcare
Jun 12
Geneva, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Investigates and documents all incidental occurrences that may incur risk including unanticipated loss of building operating systems, utility outages, and slips, falls, or injuries as the result of ...
Systems Administrator
Jun 19
Webster, NY, USA
Zentech Consulting
This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related ... scripts, and utilities to automate management tasks. • Ensure proper operation of hosted ...
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