Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Power Plant Operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$43,380
50th Percentile Wage
$56,660
75th Percentile Wage
$66,240
90th Percentile Wage
$76,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.48
25th Percentile Wage
$20.86
50th Percentile Wage
$27.24
75th Percentile Wage
$31.85
90th Percentile Wage
$36.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.67. The median hourly salary is $27.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of power plant operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,660-2.93%-14.93%
201558,320-13.82%-
201466,38023.21%-
201350,970-27.76%-
201265,120--

Table 3. Compare Power Plant Operator Salary in Kansas nonmetropolitan area with Other Kansas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $56,660, Kansas nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for power plant operators in state of Kansas, followed by Lawrence (median annual salary $44,740). In comparison, the median annual salary of power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area is 21.0 percent (21.0%) higher than that in Lawrence.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$56,660
Lawrence
$44,740
Wichita
$44,470

See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas.