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Utility Operator Salary

$41,437 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$613

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for an Utility Operator is $41,437 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Utility Operator is between $31,068 and $50,037. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates and controls barkers, saws, edgers, planers, trimmers, and chippers in sawmill to relieve other operators during rest and meal periods, emergencies, and vacations: receives assignment to operate specific machine from supervisor, sawmill.
  • Moves levers, turns handwheels, depresses pedals, and pushes console buttons to activate machines and to observe, rotate, and move logs and boards on conveyors and adjustable tables to shape boards for optimum market value.
  • Changes cutting blades, adjusts machines, and clears machine jams, using handtools.
  • Lubricates and cleans machine parts.
Utility Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 49,770

Estimated population of Utility Operator jobs: 570

Rate of error: 2.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,037
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Utility Operator Job Listings for United States

Utility Operator
Nov 22
Conyers, GA, USA
Anthony International
Utility Operator Pay Rate $13.00 per hour JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to assist others in the department, as needed, in daily activities. Individuals in this position are responsible ...
Production Utility Operator
Nov 14
Simpsonville, SC, USA
Groz-Beckert
These jobs include, but are not limited to, reed machine operator, solder operator, warp product assembly, epoxy machine operator, reed clean up, and reed finishing. This position will fill in ...
Cheese Utility Operator (Part-Time)
Nov 26
Boardman, OR, USA
Tillamook County Creamery Association
This position provides work coverage for Tower Operators when needed for absences, training, and other job assignments. * Assists in the setup, cleaning, and operation of the towers, sealers, and ...
Operator 2
Dec 4
Mission Viejo, CA, USA
NX Utilties
The Operator 2 is responsible for running a variety of equipment related to underground ... Knowledge of utility depths and placement * Knowledge of reading and interpreting AT&T and/or CATV ...
Machine Operator
Nov 13
Gardena, CA, USA
Full Steam Staffing
Manage the Utility operators and machine operators in the most effective manner to pursuit and fulfill responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual ...

The average pay for an Utility Operator is $41,437 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Utility Operator is between $31,068 and $50,037. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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