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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$57,138 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $57,138 a year and $27 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $41,852 and $69,869. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Plant Operator - Swing Shift
Oct 28
Baltimore, United States
Maintain records of plant operations including, but not limited to, hourly operating data and abnormal operating conditions. * Ensure that the facility operates within permit compliance, at/above ...
Boiler Plant Operator
Nov 6
Perry Point, United States
SJS Executives, LLC
Periodically makes rounds of the plant to visually check equipment to see that is operating ... treatment of water and control of corrosion and chemical concentrations. * Maintains constant ...
Anodize Operator
Oct 3
Edgewood, MD, USA
Automated Coatings, Inc.
Provide innovative solutions to improve plant efficiency * Conduct routine preventive maintenance ... GDF operated in various locations over the subsequent seventeen years. During this time, the ...
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Nov 10
Grasonville, United States
Uber Driver Partners
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Plant Technician
Dec 2
City Of Cumberland
Wastewater Treatment Plant APPLICATIONS and DETAILS OF THE POSITIONS: May be obtained from the Human Resources Office, City Hall, Second Floor, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and from ...