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Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for gas plant operators in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of gas plant operators amongst Missouri metropolitan 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,560
25th Percentile Wage
$57,040
50th Percentile Wage
$67,820
75th Percentile Wage
$76,320
90th Percentile Wage
$81,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,560.

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
$67,820
6.97% 13.92%
2016
$63,090
-0.19% -
2015
$63,210
0.57% -
2014
$62,850
-2.20% -
2013
$64,230
9.11% -
2012
$58,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of gas plant operators in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of gas plant operators in state of Missouri ranges from $50,500 to $71,300. The highest paying area for gas plant operators in Missouri is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,300. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $69,970). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$71,300
Kansas City
$69,970
St Louis
$62,460
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$50,500




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