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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Salary
in Dayton, Ohio

$52,381 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$885

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $52,381 a year and $25 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $38,367 and $64,052. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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:
  • 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 Dayton, Ohio, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 123,650

Estimated population of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator jobs: 15,209

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$60,724
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Cost of Living Score:

Description: Dayton () is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County. A small part of the city extends into Greene County. The 2018 U.S. census estimate put the city population at 140,640, while Greater Dayton was estimated to be at 803,416 residents. This makes Dayton the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio and 63rd in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid...

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

Plant Manager - Mt. Sterling ,Ohio
Jan 20
Mount Sterling, OH, USA
New WinCup Holdings, Inc.
... and operating techniques on a continuous basis to assure quality standards are met. * Meet the ... Ensure that EEOC requirements and affirmative action goals are met and employees are treated in a ...
Plant Manager
Jan 24
Dayton, OH, USA
ResourceMFG
Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Inspects machines and equipment to ...
Project Engineer Construction
Nov 6
Dayton, OH, USA
Adams Robinson
The Project Engineer is part of our project management team which is responsible to assist in the planning and execution of work to construct a Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant as well as perform ...
Shipping Receiving Associate
Jan 20
Troy, OH, USA
Bane Staffing
Currently seeking candidates for shipping/receiving in a food manufacturing plant.This is a 2nd ... Must be able to stand, walk and operator machinery throughout your shift * Must be able to handle ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $52,381 a year and $25 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $38,367 and $64,052. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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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Plant Manager - Mt. Sterling ,Ohio
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New WinCup Holdings, Inc.
... and operating techniques on a continuous basis to assure quality standards are met. * Meet the ... Ensure that EEOC requirements and affirmative action goals are met and employees are treated in a ...
Plant Manager
Jan 24
Dayton, OH, USA
ResourceMFG
Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Inspects machines and equipment to ...
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