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Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of power plant operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of power plant operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,840
25th Percentile Wage
$66,240
50th Percentile Wage
$88,240
75th Percentile Wage
$100,330
90th Percentile Wage
$112,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,840.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,240
9.64% 9.64%
2016
$79,730
3.40% -
2015
$77,020
20.97% -
2014
$60,870
-0.57% -
2013
$61,220
-30.24% -
2012
$79,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Power Plant Operator Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $88,240 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for power plant operators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of power plant operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 5.2 percent (5.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Nassau-Suffolk and 58.1 percent (58.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$93,070
Syracuse
$92,260
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$88,240
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$86,700
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$83,570
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$82,190
Rochester
$79,220
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$78,710
Utica-Rome
$67,480
Glens Falls
$58,520
Binghamton
$54,170
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,590
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$37,000



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