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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,650
25th Percentile Wage
$38,120
50th Percentile Wage
$59,790
75th Percentile Wage
$72,100
90th Percentile Wage
$79,770

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 $79,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,790
5.23% -8.91%
2016
$56,660
-2.93% -
2015
$58,320
-13.82% -
2014
$66,380
23.21% -
2013
$50,970
-27.76% -
2012
$65,120
- -

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 $59,790, Kansas nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for power plant operators in state of Kansas, following the highest paying city Manhattan (median annual salary of $75,360). Compared with Manhattan, the median annual salary of power plant operators in Kansas nonmetropolitan area is 20.7 percent (20.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Manhattan
$75,360
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$59,790
Wichita
$46,320
Lawrence
$44,740



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