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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$53,551 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$905

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $53,551 a year and $26 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $39,225 and $65,484. 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 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%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,081
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Job Listings for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

General Laborer
Nov 20
Lebanon, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing Lancaster
This includes providing support for equipment operators on the landfill as requested, picking up ... treatment plant, etc. * Laborers will examine trash for compliance with regulations. Physical ...
Company Drivers Class A Drivers Home Every Night $1200.00 per week
Nov 6
York, PA, USA
MTS
Not fond of being treated like a number? We are a family-owned and operated trucking and logistics ... Runs mostly dock to dock or plant to plant. Drivers average 80,000 - 100,000 miles per year

The average pay for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is $53,551 a year and $26 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is between $39,225 and $65,484. 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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General Laborer
Nov 20
Lebanon, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing Lancaster
This includes providing support for equipment operators on the landfill as requested, picking up ... treatment plant, etc. * Laborers will examine trash for compliance with regulations. Physical ...
Company Drivers Class A Drivers Home Every Night $1200.00 per week
Nov 6
York, PA, USA
MTS
Not fond of being treated like a number? We are a family-owned and operated trucking and logistics ... Runs mostly dock to dock or plant to plant. Drivers average 80,000 - 100,000 miles per year
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