Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for gas plant operators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of gas plant operators among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Gas Plant Operators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,100
25th Percentile Wage
$62,280
50th Percentile Wage
$72,630
75th Percentile Wage
$81,930
90th Percentile Wage
$95,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gas plant operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,630
8.01% 14.98%
2016
$66,810
-1.09% -
2015
$67,540
6.20% -
2014
$63,350
0.16% -
2013
$63,250
2.37% -
2012
$61,750
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Gas Plant Operators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of gas plant operators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of gas plant operators in state of Alabama ranges from $70,770 to $77,660. The highest paying area for gas plant operators in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $77,660. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,230). The lowest paying area is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $70,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$77,660
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,230
Birmingham-Hoover
$70,770




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