Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area 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 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,880
25th Percentile Wage
$33,510
50th Percentile Wage
$39,890
75th Percentile Wage
$50,050
90th Percentile Wage
$61,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,890
-2.53% 16.37%
2016
$40,900
5.50% -
2015
$38,650
9.42% -
2014
$35,010
6.03% -
2013
$32,900
-1.40% -
2012
$33,360
- -

Table 3. Compare Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator Salary in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,890 in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area is 8.0 percent (8.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News and 19.8 percent (19.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$43,360
Richmond
$42,360
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$40,880
Harrisonburg
$39,970
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,890
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,950
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$37,170
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$36,780
Charlottesville
$36,080
Lynchburg
$35,550
Roanoke
$35,390
Danville
$34,420
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,000



See also: Top paying jobs in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia.