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
$39,900
25th Percentile Wage
$66,180
50th Percentile Wage
$72,390
75th Percentile Wage
$78,440
90th Percentile Wage
$82,070

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
2017
$72,390
2.11% 2.11%
2016
$70,860
3.27% -
2015
$68,540
-3.38% -
2012
$70,860
- -

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
Odessa
$72,390
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,550
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$68,210
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$66,150
Midland
$66,000
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$64,590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,530
Longview
$63,910
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$62,480
Corpus Christi
$61,970
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,510
Fort Worth-Arlington
$61,390
Amarillo
$61,160
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,720
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,290
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,850



See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.