Power Plant Operator salary in the United States

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Based on 938 income tax records
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How much do Power Plant Operators make?
The average total salary for a Power Plant Operator is $100,500 per year. This is based on data from 938 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Power Plant Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Power Plant Operator salary can vary between $32,000 to $167,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Power Plant Operator salary by company

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Pinnacle West Capital, Maricopa County, AZ
14 income tax records
$47K – $150K

Power Plant Operator demographics in United States

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37% are single
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63% are married
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46% have kids
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66% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Power Plant Operators in United States

938 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a power plant operator in the United States is $100,500 per year. Power plant operator salaries in the United States can vary between $32,000 to $167,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 938 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as power plant operator.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for power plant operators in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($141,000 a year), Las Vegas Metro Area, NV ($133,000 a year), and Phoenix Metro Area, AZ ($122,000 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.