Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Hawaii

The average annual and hourly salaries for power plant operators in the state of Hawaii are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of power plant operators among Hawaii cities 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Power Plant Operators in Hawaii

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$97,090
75th Percentile Wage
$91,040
50th Percentile Wage
$81,220
25th Percentile Wage
$67,460
10th Percentile Wage
$55,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$46.68
75th Percentile Wage
$43.77
50th Percentile Wage
$39.04
25th Percentile Wage
$32.44
10th Percentile Wage
$26.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for power plant operators in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.68. The median hourly salary is $39.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.65.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $81,220 -2.68%
2013 $83,460 4.63%
2012 $79,770 4.62%
2011 $76,250 8.94%
2010 $69,990 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for power plant operators in state of Hawaii from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 16.05%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.63%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 4.62% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 8.94% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Power Plant Operator Wage in Hawaii vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Power Plant Operators in Hawaii Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of power plant operators in some Hawaii cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of power plant operators in state of Hawaii ranges from $79,530 to $82,280. The highest paying area for power plant operators in Hawaii is Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $82,280. The lowest paying area is Honolulu with a median annual salary of $79,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area
$82,280
Honolulu
$79,530

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