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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of power plant operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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.
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