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Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico

The annual and hourly salary statistics of gas plant operators in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of gas plant operators in Eastern New Mexico 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 Gas Plant Operators in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,610
25th Percentile Wage
$54,130
50th Percentile Wage
$67,270
75th Percentile Wage
$76,770
90th Percentile Wage
$85,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,610.

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
$67,270
-4.95% -4.95%
2016
$70,600
-1.23% -
2015
$71,470
3.61% -
2014
$68,890
-2.48% -
2012
$70,600
- -

Table 3. Compare Gas Plant Operator Salary in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with Other New Mexico Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $67,270, Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for gas plant operators in state of New Mexico, followed by North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $48,650). In comparison, the median annual salary of gas plant operators in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area is 27.7 percent (27.7%) higher than that in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$67,270
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$48,650



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