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Plant Operator Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$52,022/yr
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$52K
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$74K
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The national average salary for a Plant Operator is $52,022 in United States. Filter by location to see Plant Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 282 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Plant Operator employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Air Products
      $28/hr
      Range: $25 - $43
      13 salaries
      $28/hr
      $25$43
      DCP Midstream LP
      $34/hr
      Range: $31 - $36
      6 salaries
      $34/hr
      $31$36
      Blueknight Energy
      $19/hr
      Range: $17 - $22
      6 salaries
      $19/hr
      $17$22
      Airgas
      $16/hr
      Range: $14 - $16
      5 salaries
      $16/hr
      $14$16
      Cargill
      $49,940/yr
      Range: $40K - $65K
      4 salaries
      $49,940/yr
      $40K$65K
      Occidental Petroleum
      $60,500/yr
      Range: $60K - $68K
      4 salaries
      $60,500/yr
      $60K$68K
      Energy Transfer
      $33/hr
      Range: $31 - $35
      4 salaries
      $33/hr
      $31$35

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      Molycorp
      $29/hr
      Range: $28 - $30
      4 salaries
      $29/hr
      $28$30
      Duke Energy
      $40/hr
      Range: $37 - $43
      3 salaries
      $40/hr
      $37$43
      Kinder Morgan
      $30/hr
      Range: $28 - $38
      3 salaries
      $30/hr
      $28$38
      Koch Industries
      $22/hr
      Range: $22 - $33
      3 salaries
      $22/hr
      $22$33
      Martin Marietta Materials
      $17/hr
      Range: $17 - $25
      3 salaries
      $17/hr
      $17$25
      Targa
      $25/hr
      Range: $17 - $30
      3 salaries
      $25/hr
      $17$30
      Liquid Environmental Solutions
      $13/hr
      Range: $12 - $15
      3 salaries
      $13/hr
      $12$15
      Enlink Midstream
      $34/hr
      Range: $30 - $34
      3 salaries
      $34/hr
      $30$34
      NGL Energy Partners
      $14/hr
      Range: $13 - $14
      3 salaries
      $14/hr
      $13$14
      Thatcher Company
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $18
      3 salaries
      $17/hr
      $15$18
      Hampton Roads Sanitation Disitrict
      $17/hr
      Range: $16 - $17
      3 salaries
      $17/hr
      $16$17
      Baker Hughes
      $27/hr
      Range: $19 - $36
      2 salaries
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      $19 - $36
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      $19$36
      Shell
      $34/hr
      Range: $31 - $37
      2 salaries
      About
      $31 - $37
      hourly
      $31$37

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $50,000
      per year
      A Plant Operator in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Oklahoma City, OK Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $38,000
      per year
      A Plant Operator in the Parkersburg, WV Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Parkersburg, WV Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $38
      hourly
      A Plant Operator in the Midland, TX Area area reported making $38 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Midland, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $26
      hourly
      A Plant Operator in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $26 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Trenton, NJ Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $12
      hourly
      A Plant Operator in the Crowley, LA Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Crowley, LA Area area
       
      Full-time
      Company - Private
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