Plant Operator Salaries

719 SalariesUpdated Jun 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$52,582 / yr
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How much does a Plant Operator make?

The national average salary for a Plant Operator is $52,582 in United States. Filter by location to see Plant Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 719 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Plant Operator employees.

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Plant Operator - Hourly

Airgas

$19/hr

Range: $11 - $31

42 salaries

$19/hr
$11$31

Plant Operator - Hourly

Air Products

$32/hr

Range: $24 - $47

17 salaries

$32/hr
$24$47

Plant Operator - Hourly

DCP Midstream LP

$38/hr

Range: $33 - $44

17 salaries

$38/hr
$33$44

Plant Operator

Lehigh Hanson

$55,216/yr

Range: $40K - $84K

12 salaries

$55,216/yr
$40K$84K

Plant Operator - Hourly

Targa

$41/hr

Range: $19 - $72

11 salaries

$41/hr
$19$72

Plant Operator - Hourly

Enterprise Products

$38/hr

Range: $30 - $45

10 salaries

$38/hr
$30$45

Plant Operator

EnLink Midstream

$68,652/yr

Range: $42K - $80K

9 salaries

$68,652/yr
$42K$80K

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Plant Operator - Hourly

North Texas Municipal Water District

$29/hr

Range: $21 - $33

9 salaries

$29/hr
$21$33

Plant Operator - Hourly

Aria Energy

$28/hr

Range: $24 - $40

9 salaries

$28/hr
$24$40

Plant Operator - Hourly

Vulcan Materials

$26/hr

Range: $18 - $27

8 salaries

$26/hr
$18$27

Plant Operator - Hourly

Martin Marietta Materials

$24/hr

Range: $18 - $36

8 salaries

$24/hr
$18$36

Plant Operator - Hourly

Blueknight

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $24

8 salaries

$21/hr
$19$24

Plant Operator

Aerotek

$52,221/yr

Range: $47K - $58K

7 salaries

$52,221/yr
$47K$58K

Plant Operator - Hourly

Duke Energy

$44/hr

Range: $25 - $52

7 salaries

$44/hr
$25$52

Plant Operator

Occidental Petroleum

$67,788/yr

Range: $63K - $85K

7 salaries

$67,788/yr
$63K$85K

Plant Operator - Hourly

Select Staff

$15/hr

Range: $10 - $16

7 salaries

$15/hr
$10$16

Plant Operator - Hourly

Energy Transfer

$37/hr

Range: $31 - $42

7 salaries

$37/hr
$31$42

Plant Operator - Hourly

ONEOK

$35/hr

Range: $33 - $42

7 salaries

$35/hr
$33$42

Plant Operator - Hourly

Liquid Environmental Solutions

$15/hr

Range: $8 - $22

7 salaries

$15/hr
$8$22

Plant Operator - Hourly

Gopher Resource

$26/hr

Range: $19 - $28

7 salaries

$26/hr
$19$28

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent plant operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
An Operator in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Springfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
An Operator in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Blender Operator in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$29
hourly
A Chemical Operator in the Cedar City, UT Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cedar City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$3,000
monthly
A Wireline Operator in the Midland, TX Area area reported making $3,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Midland, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Gluer Operator in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Chemical Operator in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Train Operator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$25,000
per year
An Operator in the Sierra Vista, AZ Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sierra Vista, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
An Operator in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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