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Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for gas plant operators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of gas plant operators among Michigan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Gas Plant Operators in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,730
25th Percentile Wage
$65,410
50th Percentile Wage
$72,420
75th Percentile Wage
$79,400
90th Percentile Wage
$89,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,420
1.45% 16.83%
2016
$71,370
1.67% -
2015
$70,180
0.93% -
2014
$69,530
5.49% -
2013
$65,710
8.34% -
2012
$60,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Gas Plant Operators in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of gas plant operators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of gas plant operators in state of Michigan ranges from $69,070 to $73,050. The highest paying area for gas plant operators in Michigan is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,050. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $72,800). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $69,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$73,050
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$72,800
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$72,080
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$70,700
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$69,440
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$69,070




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