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Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for gas plant operators in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of gas plant operators amongst Tennessee 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 Gas Plant Operators in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,880
25th Percentile Wage
$35,720
50th Percentile Wage
$48,270
75th Percentile Wage
$62,790
90th Percentile Wage
$76,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gas plant operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,270
-1.89% -18.42%
2016
$49,180
-12.69% -
2015
$55,420
2.94% -
2014
$53,790
-6.27% -
2012
$57,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Gas Plant Operators in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of gas plant operators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of gas plant operators in state of Tennessee ranges from $30,640 to $58,260. The highest paying area for gas plant operators in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $58,260. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $56,750). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$58,260
Memphis
$56,750
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,640




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