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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$48,135 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $48,135 a year and $23 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $35,257 and $58,860. 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 Nebraska, 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.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator jobs: 14,446

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Operations Manager (External Manufacturing)
Jan 25
Omaha, NE, USA
... the Operating Groups. Ensure effective use of resources and communication of priorities by ... Significant and diverse management experience (7+ years of plant operations, engineering, supply ...
Production Shift Supervisor
Jan 4
Broken Bow, NE, USA
Insure that every associate is treated fairly and equally. * Assists in the planning and scheduling ... Participates in the development of Plant policies. Administers wage and salary administration ...
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