Power Plant Operator salary in US South Region

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Based on 335 income tax records
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How much do Power Plant Operators make?
The average total salary for a Power Plant Operator is $99,000 per year. This is based on data from 335 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 $30,000 to $161,500 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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Nrg Energy, US South Region
13 income tax records
$91K – $164K
Virginia Electric And Power Comp, US South Region
12 income tax records
$100K – $160K
Naes, US South Region
13 income tax records
$71K – $154K

Power Plant Operator demographics in US South Region

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30% are single
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70% are married
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49% have kids
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68% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Power Plant Operators in US South Region

335 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a power plant operator in US South Region is $99,000 per year. Power plant operator salaries in US South Region can vary between $30,000 to $161,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 335 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as power plant operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for power plant operators in US South Region: Nrg Energy ($124,500 a year), Virginia Electric and Power Comp ($114,500 a year), and Naes ($101,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for power plant operators in US South Region: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($121,500 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($120,000 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($119,000 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.