Gas Plant Operator Salary Information in Odessa, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of gas plant operators in Odessa, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of gas plant operators in Odessa 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 Gas Plant Operators in Odessa, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas plant operators in Odessa, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,900.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2.11% 2.11%
3.27% -
-3.38% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Gas Plant Operator Salary in Odessa with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $72,390, Odessa is the highest paying city for gas plant operators in state of Texas, followed by Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $68,550). In comparison, the median annual salary of gas plant operators in Odessa is 5.3 percent (5.3%) higher than that in Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
Beaumont-Port Arthur
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
Corpus Christi
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
Fort Worth-Arlington
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.