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Water Plant Pump Operator Salary

$56,302 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$952

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Water Plant Pump Operator is $56,302 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Water Plant Pump Operator is between $41,125 and $68,962. 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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Description:
  • Operates pumping equipment to transfer raw water to treatment plant, or distribute processed water to residential, commercial, and industrial establishments.
  • Turns valves, pulls levers, and flips switches to operate and control turbine- or motor-driven pumps that transfer water from reservoir to treatment plant, or to transfer processed water to consumer establishments.
Water Plant Pump Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 13,280

Estimated population of Water Plant Pump Operator jobs: 2,070

Rate of error: 6.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,270
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Water Plant Pump Operator Job Listings for United States

Maintenance Technician / Plant Operator (Chiller Operations)
Dec 3
Marana, AZ, USA
Advance Services Inc
... water loop systems utilizing centrifugal chillers, double suction and inline pumps, air handling ... The Plant Operator will be required to work effectively unsupervised and in team environments. The ...
Power Plant Operator - Marshall Islands - 1-year
Dec 4
us
BPS World
We are looking for a Power Plant Operator for a lucrative 12-month project in the Marshall Islands ... pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed-water heaters/coolers, filters, to supply water, fuel ...
Wastewater Treatment Operator Or Senior Operator
Oct 29
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Water Quality Specialists
... pumps, motors, blowers, mixers, mechanical screens etc. to ensure that treated wastewater meets ... Our services include wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant and small water system ...
Project Manager, Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Division
Oct 24
Sacramento, CA, USA
PACE Supply
ABOUT PACE SUPPLY CORP: Incorporated in 1994 as an employee owned and operated corporation, PACE ... pump, water well, septic, sewer and water works. With branch locations in Santa Rosa, San Rafael ...
Water & Wastewater Operator - Bend/Redmond, Oregon (Entry Level)
Oct 17
Redmond, OR, USA
Suburban Water Systems
Our team members are provided with on-the-job training, and we also help them achieve operator ... plant equipment and processes. * Maintain and operate recycled water reuse pump station. * Collect ...

The average pay for a Water Plant Pump Operator is $56,302 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Water Plant Pump Operator is between $41,125 and $68,962. 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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We are looking for a Power Plant Operator for a lucrative 12-month project in the Marshall Islands ... pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed-water heaters/coolers, filters, to supply water, fuel ...
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