Water Plant Operator salary in the United States

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How much do Water Plant Operators make?
The average total salary for a Water Plant Operator is $47,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,273 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Water Plant Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Water Plant Operator salary can vary between $22,500 to $86,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Water Plant Operator demographics in United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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38% have kids
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47% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Water Plant Operators in United States

1,273 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a water plant operator in the United States is $47,500 per year. Water plant operator salaries in the United States can vary between $22,500 to $86,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,273 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as water plant operator.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for water plant operators in the United States: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($67,000 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($66,000 a year), and Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA ($58,500 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.