Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Lawrence, Kansas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of power plant operators in Lawrence, Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of power plant operators in Lawrence 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 Lawrence, Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,410
25th Percentile Wage
$39,630
50th Percentile Wage
$44,740
75th Percentile Wage
$49,670
90th Percentile Wage
$57,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Lawrence, Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,410.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$44,740
19.07% 17.10%
2014
$36,210
-2.43% -
2012
$37,090
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $44,740, Lawrence is the lowest paying city for power plant operators in state of Kansas, following city of Manhattan (median annual salary of $75,360). Compared with the highest paying city Manhattan, the median annual salary of power plant operators in Lawrence is 40.6 percent (40.6%) 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 Lawrence, Kansas.