The salary statistics of other plant and system operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other plant and system operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other plant and system operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other plant and system operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other plant and system operators is $76,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,130. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 136% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for other plant and system operators from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.25%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.52%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 2.35% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-0.13%).
|Other Plant and System Operators|| |
|Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers|| |
|Nuclear Power Reactor Operators|| |
|Power Distributors and Dispatchers|| |
|Power Plant Operators|| |
|Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators|| |
|Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators|| |
The average salaries of other plant and system operators in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other plant and system operators occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $66,020. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $35,540).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only other plant and system operators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other plant and system operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $32,890 to $73,550. The highest paying state for other plant and system operators is Alaska with a median annual salary of $73,550. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $32,890. For more salary information of other plant and system operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Mexico|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |