Plant Operator salary in the United States

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Based on 5,302 income tax records
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How much do Plant Operators make?
The average total salary for a Plant Operator is $50,500 per year. This is based on data from 5,302 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Plant Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Plant Operator salary can vary between $20,000 to $128,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Plant Operator salary by location

Plant Operator salary by company

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Salary range**
Commscope Of North Carolina, Catawba County, NC
14 income tax records
$39K – $65K
Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
18 income tax records
$35K – $60K
Avago Technologies US, Larimer County, CO
10 income tax records
$35K – $54K
W L Gore Associates, Coconino County, AZ
13 income tax records
$39K – $61K
First Solar, Lucas County, OH
15 income tax records
$20K – $39K
Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$30K – $42K
Pinellas County School, Pinellas County, FL
58 income tax records
$18K – $30K

Plant Operator demographics in United States

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59% are single
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41% are married
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39% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Plant Operators in United States

5,302 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a plant operator in the United States is $50,500 per year. Plant operator salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $128,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,302 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as plant operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for plant operators in the United States: Commscope of North Carolina ($55,000 a year), Jefferson County Schools ($49,500 a year), and Avago Technologies US ($46,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for plant operators in the United States: Lake Charles Metro Area, LA ($119,500 a year), Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA ($98,000 a year), and Longview Metro Area, TX ($89,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.