Other Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for other plant and system operators in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other plant and system operators among Pennsylvania 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Plant and System Operators in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$62,410
75th Percentile Wage
$58,160
50th Percentile Wage
$52,200
25th Percentile Wage
$42,040
10th Percentile Wage
$31,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other plant and system operators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$30.00
75th Percentile Wage
$27.96
50th Percentile Wage
$25.10
25th Percentile Wage
$20.21
10th Percentile Wage
$15.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other plant and system operators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.00. The median hourly salary is $25.10. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.22.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $52,200 1.12%
2013 $51,620 1.14%
2012 $51,040 -2.45%
2011 $52,320 3.50%
2010 $50,550 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for other plant and system operators in state of Pennsylvania from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 3.26%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.14%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.50% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-2.45%).

Table 4. Average Other Plant and System Operator Wage in Pennsylvania vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Other Plant and System Operators in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of other plant and system operators in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other plant and system operators in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $40,790 to $59,350. The highest paying area for other plant and system operators in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with a median annual salary of $59,350. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $57,870). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$59,350
Philadelphia
$57,870
Pittsburgh
$55,820
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$55,200
Newark-Union
$46,810
Lancaster
$46,580
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,580
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,790

Other Plant and System Operator Salary by State

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