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What is the average salary for a Water Treatment Plant Operator?

The average salary of a Water Treatment Plant Operator is $21.7. Salaries start from $12.6 and go up to $32.9. Please note that the average salary for a Water Treatment Plant Operator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $32.9
Starting ($12.58)
Junior ($16.1)
Experienced ($20.77)
Senior ($26.48)
Highest ($32.94)
Highest

The top 10% of Water Treatment Plant Operators in United States earn:

$32.9
Senior

The top 25% of Water Treatment Plant Operators in United States earn:

$26.5
Experienced

The middle 50% of Water Treatment Plant Operators in United States earn:

$20.8
Junior

The bottom 25% of Water Treatment Plant Operators in United States earn:

$16.1
Starting

The bottom 10% of Water Treatment Plant Operators in United States earn:

$12.6

Historical salary

Water Treatment Plant Operator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
California 30.5 1
Washington 29.9 2
Nevada 29.2 3
District of Columbia 28.3 4
Alaska 27.5 5
Connecticut 27.4 6
New York 25.7 7
New Jersey 25.3 8
Massachusetts 25.0 9
Colorado 24.2 10
Oregon 24.1 11
Illinois 23.8 12
Hawaii 23.2 13
Minnesota 23.2 14
Wyoming 23.1 15
Rhode Island 22.4 16
New Hampshire 22.1 17
Maine 22.1 18
Pennsylvania 21.9 19
Wisconsin 21.8 20
United States 21.7 21
Florida 21.4 22
Arizona 21.3 23
North Dakota 21.2 24
South Carolina 21.1 25
Utah 21.0 26
Michigan 21.0 27
Vermont 20.8 28
Maryland 20.7 29
Ohio 20.6 30
Alabama 20.6 31
Iowa 19.8 32
Virginia 19.4 33
Delaware 19.4 34
Indiana 18.8 35
Tennessee 18.7 36
Nebraska 18.6 37
Missouri 18.4 38
Idaho 18.4 39
New Mexico 18.2 40
South Dakota 18.2 41
North Carolina 18.2 42
Montana 18.0 43
Kansas 17.7 44
Georgia 17.6 45
Oklahoma 17.5 46
Texas 16.9 47
Kentucky 16.8 48
Louisiana 15.9 49
Mississippi 15.4 50
Arkansas 15.4 51
West Virginia 15.0 52
Puerto Rico 12.7 53

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