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Highest Paying Cities for Gas Plant Operators

The top 100 highest paying cities for gas plant operators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of gas plant operators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $112,120, West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio is the highest paying city for gas plant operators. It is followed by Nassau-Suffolk, New York (average annual salary $99,650). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of gas plant operators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Gas Plant Operators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$112,120
50
2 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$99,650
60
3 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$96,450
120
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$95,380
340
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$95,260
350
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$94,950
80
7 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$91,410
100
8 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$89,760
n/a
9 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$87,840
40
10 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$86,550
30
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$83,840
250
12 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$82,730
70
13 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$82,710
300
14 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$82,250
n/a
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$81,410
70
16 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$80,560
170
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$78,180
230
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$78,120
230
19 Mobile, Alabama
$77,660
30
20 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$76,600
410
21 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$75,620
430
22 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$75,440
n/a
23 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$75,360
120
24 Anchorage, Alaska
$75,040
70
25 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$74,740
40
26 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$74,090
100
27 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$73,930
70
28 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$73,310
80
29 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$73,050
40
30 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$72,800
310
31 Odessa, Texas
$72,390
30
32 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$72,230
70
33 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$72,130
60
34 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$72,080
860
35 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$71,880
110
36 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$71,800
110
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,680
180
38 Greeley, Colorado
$71,390
n/a
39 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$71,300
40
40 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$71,180
210
41 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$71,120
n/a
42 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$70,810
80
43 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$70,770
110
44 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$70,700
70
45 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$70,560
170
46 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$70,270
60
47 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$70,130
60
48 Columbus, Ohio
$70,020
90
49 Kansas City, Missouri
$69,970
140
50 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$69,700
90
51 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$69,570
80
52 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$69,560
180
53 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$69,440
50
54 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$69,400
40
55 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$69,270
80
56 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,070
140
57 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$69,040
200
58 Gary, Indiana
$68,980
40
59 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$68,760
30
60 Toledo, Ohio
$68,700
n/a
61 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$68,550
260
62 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$68,450
70
63 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$68,440
120
64 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$68,360
40
65 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$68,210
70
66 Evansville, Kentucky
$67,860
60
67 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$67,330
40
68 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$67,330
40
69 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$67,270
170
70 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$67,180
30
71 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$67,180
40
72 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$66,150
140
73 Midland, Texas
$66,000
180
74 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$65,970
60
75 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$65,810
130
76 Salt Lake City, Utah
$65,520
60
77 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$64,690
60
78 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$64,590
90
79 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$64,530
240
80 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$64,310
60
81 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$64,220
280
82 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$64,120
n/a
83 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$63,990
100
84 Longview, Texas
$63,910
60
85 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$63,600
190
86 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$63,510
110
87 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$63,460
330
88 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$63,450
100
89 Wilmington, New Jersey
$62,520
70
90 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$62,480
1,630
91 St Louis, Missouri
$62,460
50
92 Corpus Christi, Texas
$61,970
30
93 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$61,570
60
94 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$61,510
70
95 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$61,390
70
96 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$61,370
60
97 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$61,270
80
98 Amarillo, Texas
$61,160
80
99 Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$60,210
40
100 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$60,160
30
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