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Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada

The annual and hourly salary statistics of power plant operators in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of power plant operators in Western Central Nevada 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 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,600
25th Percentile Wage
$42,540
50th Percentile Wage
$63,460
75th Percentile Wage
$79,640
90th Percentile Wage
$90,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,600.

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 Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$63,460
-4.63% -17.33%
2013
$66,400
-12.14% -
2012
$74,460
- -

Table 3. Compare Power Plant Operator Salary in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area with Other Nevada Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,460, Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for power plant operators in state of Nevada, following city of Las Vegas-Paradise (median annual salary of $96,420). In comparison, the median annual salary of power plant operators in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area is 34.2 percent (34.2%) lower than that in the highest paying city Las Vegas-Paradise.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Vegas-Paradise
$96,420
Reno-Sparks
$74,920
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$66,220
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$63,460



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