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Power Plant Operator Salaries

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$70,000/yr
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The national average salary for a Power Plant Operator is $70,000 in United States. Filter by location to see Power Plant Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Power Plant Operator employees.

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      Calpine
      $33/hr
      Range: $31 - $43
      5 salaries
      $33/hr
      $31$43
      NAES
      $75,000/yr
      Range: $72K - $107K
      5 salaries
      $75,000/yr
      $72K$107K
      NRG Energy
      $37/hr
      Range: $36 - $41
      4 salaries
      $37/hr
      $36$41
      NRG Energy
      $80,560/yr
      Range: $39K - $100K
      4 salaries
      $80,560/yr
      $39K$100K
      FirstEnergy
      $34/hr
      Range: $25 - $37
      4 salaries
      $34/hr
      $25$37
      Dynegy
      $42/hr
      Range: $29 - $43
      4 salaries
      $42/hr
      $29$43
      US Navy
      $6,600/mo
      Range: $5K - $8K
      2 salaries
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      $5K - $8K
      $5K$8K

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      Luminant
      $85,000/yr
      Range: $82K - $88K
      2 salaries
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      $82K - $88K
      $82K$88K
      Dynegy
      $77,500/yr
      Range: $71K - $83K
      2 salaries
      About
      $71K - $83K
      $71K$83K
      NAES
      $37/hr
      Range: $31 - $45
      2 salaries
      About
      $31 - $45
      hourly
      $31$45
      EthosEnergy
      $35/hr
      Range: $32 - $38
      2 salaries
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      $32 - $38
      hourly
      $32$38
      AT&T
      $72,000/yr
      Range: $69K - $75K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $69K - $75K
      $69K$75K
      US Army
      $50,000/yr
      Range: $48K - $52K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $48K - $52K
      $48K$52K
      Qualcomm
      $23/hr
      Range: $22 - $24
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $22 - $24
      hourly
      $22$24
      US Navy
      $68,000/yr
      Range: $65K - $71K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $65K - $71K
      $65K$71K
      US Air Force
      $3,800/mo
      Range: $4K - $4K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $4K - $4K
      $4K$4K
      US Air Force
      $44/hr
      Range: $42 - $45
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $42 - $45
      hourly
      $42$45
      Merck
      $39/hr
      Range: $37 - $40
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $37 - $40
      hourly
      $37$40
      Penn State University
      $28/hr
      Range: $27 - $29
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $27 - $29
      hourly
      $27$29
      Duke Energy
      $32/hr
      Range: $31 - $33
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $31 - $33
      hourly
      $31$33

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $32
      hourly
      A Power Plant Operator in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $32 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $6 profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Charlotte, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $93,000
      per year
      A Power Plant Operator in the Moses Lake, WA Area area reported making $93,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Moses Lake, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $100,000
      per year
      A Power Plant Operator in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Bakersfield, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $28
      hourly
      A Power Plant Operator in the State College, PA Area area reported making $28 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      State College, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $41
      hourly
      A Power Plant Operator in the Salinas, CA Area area reported making $41 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Salinas, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
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