How much does a Power Plant Manager make?

Updated Jun 20, 2021

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$114,026 /yr
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5 salaries

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$65K

Low

$114K

Average

$202K

High

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The national average salary for a Power Plant Manager is $114,026 in United States. Filter by location to see Power Plant Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Power Plant Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Plant Manager$104,804 /yr
L3
Plant Manager Supervisor$67,726 /yr
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GenOn Energy
3.2

GenOn Energy

Power Plant Manager
About 

$153K -$162K

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$153K

$162K

$152,934 - $162,478 Range

Exelon Energy
3.4

Exelon Energy

Power Plant Manager
About 

$181K -$196K

$181K

$196K

$180,986 - $195,710 Range

Power Plant Services
2.9

Power Plant Services

Power Plant Manager
About 

$154K -$168K

$154K

$168K

$153,577 - $167,871 Range

Wausau Paper
2.8

Wausau Paper

Power Plant Manager
About 

$106K -$114K

$106K

$114K

$105,908 - $114,216 Range

Origis Energy

Power Plant Manager - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Grastim

Power Plant Manager
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$87,575 - $96,174 Range

Larsen Farms

Power Plant Manager
About 

$76K -$81K

$76K

$81K

$75,583 - $81,287 Range

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NRG Energy
4.2

NRG Energy

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $38 - $57

$38

$57

$38 - $57 Range

NAES
3.8

NAES

Power Plant Operator

$82,362

 /yr
Range: $66K - $120K

$66K

$120K

$65,534 - $120,399 Range

Xcel Energy
3.8

Xcel Energy

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $27 - $45

$27

$45

$27 - $45 Range

Calpine
3.8

Calpine

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $35 - $54

$35

$54

$35 - $54 Range

Dynegy
4.1

Dynegy

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $39 - $48

$39

$48

$39 - $48 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Power Plant Operator

$73,085

 /yr
Range: $71K - $101K

$71K

$101K

$71,447 - $100,542 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.1

US Army Corps of Engineers

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$51

 /hr
Range: $51 - $54

$51

$54

$51 - $54 Range

FirstEnergy
3.8

FirstEnergy

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $28 - $41

$28

$41

$28 - $41 Range

Medxcel
4

Medxcel

Power Plant Operator - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Aircraft Power Plant Repairer - Monthly

$3,329

 /mo
Range: $2K - $5K

$2K

$5K

$2,494 - $5,367 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

15B Power Plant Repair

$50,497

 /yr
Range: $20K - $56K

$20K

$56K

$20,182 - $56,304 Range

General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

Airframe and Power Plant Specialist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $28 - $46

$28

$46

$28 - $46 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Power Plant Operator - Monthly

$2,871

 /mo
Range: $3K - $5K

$3K

$5K

$2,821 - $4,727 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$72,000
per year
A Plant Manager in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Plant Manager in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Plant Manager in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$190,000
per year
A Plant Manager in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
An Agriculture in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$15
hourly
An Urban Farmer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Seasonal
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$19
hourly
A Grower in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Plant Utility in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
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