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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |