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Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Salary

$51,144 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$829

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is $51,144 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is between $37,670 and $62,384. 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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends pumps, conveyors, blowers, chlorinators, vacuum filters, and other equipment used to decontaminate wastewater (sewage) by settling, aeration, and sludge digestion.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 123,650

Estimated population of Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant jobs: 25,926

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$59,290
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or 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 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Job Listings for United States

Water Treatment Plant Operator, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Water/Wastewater Mechanic
Jan 23
Mantua, OH, USA
Village of Mantua
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of Record II Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record I Water/Wastewater Mechanic Please see mantuavillage.com for complete details.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 10016
Nov 22
Milton, FL, USA
Savard Labor & Marine Staffing
SAVARD Labor and Marine Staffing is currently seeking a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to join our team in Milton, FL. Requirements : * Must have State of Florida Class 'C' Drinking Water ...
5092 - TEAM_MEMBER - Wastewater Treatment Operator - Days & Nights
Jan 24
Lafayette, United States
MacLellan Integrated Services
The Wastewater Treatment Operator is responsible for operating wastewater treatment plant equipment ... Operators adjust plant operations and specified chemical treatment processes by operating valves ...
Water Treatment Plant Operator
Jan 20
West Jordan, UT, USA
Aqua Environmental Services
Assists in any phase of the operation of the Water Treatment Plant as directed. * Advises manager ... wastewater plants. AES is a small firm with less than 15 full and part time employees. We have been ...
Assistant Project Manager - Waste Water Treatment Plant
Jan 23
Seaside, United States
OHL USA, Inc.
The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for providing technical engineering and project control support on wastewater treatment plant construction project. This role works closely with the ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is $51,144 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is between $37,670 and $62,384. 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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