Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Fort Smith, Oklahoma

The annual and hourly salary statistics of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Fort Smith 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 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,240
25th Percentile Wage
$27,110
50th Percentile Wage
$33,400
75th Percentile Wage
$39,350
90th Percentile Wage
$47,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,400
2.49% 12.57%
2016
$32,570
6.20% -
2015
$30,550
-4.91% -
2014
$32,050
6.71% -
2013
$29,900
2.34% -
2012
$29,200
- -

Table 3. Compare Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary in Fort Smith with Other Oklahoma Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $33,400 in Fort Smith is in the middle of salary range for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in state of Oklahoma. In comparison, the annual salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Fort Smith is 17.7 percent (17.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Oklahoma City and 11.8 percent (11.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$40,570
Tulsa
$34,440
Fort Smith
$33,400
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$32,440
Lawton
$32,190
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$31,190
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$30,940
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$29,460



See also: Top paying jobs in Fort Smith, Oklahoma.