Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$52,920
75th Percentile Wage
$46,710
50th Percentile Wage
$40,360
25th Percentile Wage
$33,540
10th Percentile Wage
$24,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$25.44
75th Percentile Wage
$22.46
50th Percentile Wage
$19.39
25th Percentile Wage
$16.13
10th Percentile Wage
$11.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.44. The median hourly salary is $19.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.73.

Table 3. Compare Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,360 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 28.1 percent (28.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 15.8 percent (15.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$56,150
Johnstown
$50,150
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,170
Philadelphia
$47,530
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$47,420
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$46,490
Erie
$46,400
Lancaster
$46,290
Pittsburgh
$46,290
Reading
$45,080
Williamsport
$44,020
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,940
York-Hanover
$42,700
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$42,660
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$42,420
Lebanon
$42,300
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,150
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,360
State College
$36,820
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$33,970

Table 4. Comparison of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, note that the median annual salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($40,360) is 10.1 percent (10.1%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($44,900) and 8.5 percent (8.5%) lower than that in the United States ($44,100).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$44,900
USA
$44,100
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,360

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