Power Plant Operator Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for power plant operators in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of power plant operators among Ohio 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 Power Plant Operators in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,300
25th Percentile Wage
$60,600
50th Percentile Wage
$72,180
75th Percentile Wage
$83,350
90th Percentile Wage
$99,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power plant operators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,300.

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
$72,180
2.54% 12.05%
2016
$70,350
1.22% -
2015
$69,490
2.42% -
2014
$67,810
4.37% -
2013
$64,850
2.11% -
2012
$63,480
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Power Plant Operators in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of power plant operators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of power plant operators in state of Ohio ranges from $64,350 to $89,930. The highest paying area for power plant operators in Ohio is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,930. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $81,540). The lowest paying area is West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$89,930
Columbus
$81,540
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$78,130
Toledo
$70,870
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$68,640
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$68,430
Cincinnati-Middletown
$67,890
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$64,350




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