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

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Water Treatment Plant Operator is $45,070. Salaries start from $26,160 and go up to $68,520. 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.

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Highest

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

$68,520
Senior

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

$55,080
Experienced

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

$43,200
Junior

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

$33,480
Starting

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

$26,160

Historical salary

Water Treatment Plant Operator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in California 63,470 1
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Washington 62,190 2
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Nevada 60,770 3
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in District of Columbia 58,810 4
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Alaska 57,290 5
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Connecticut 57,040 6
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in New York 53,340 7
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in New Jersey 52,590 8
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Massachusetts 51,970 9
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Colorado 50,280 10
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Oregon 50,120 11
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Illinois 49,520 12
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Minnesota 48,340 13
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Hawaii 48,330 14
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Wyoming 48,050 15
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Rhode Island 46,580 16
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in New Hampshire 46,020 17
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Maine 45,900 18
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Pennsylvania 45,500 19
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Wisconsin 45,260 20
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in United States 45,070 21
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Florida 44,420 22
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Arizona 44,340 23
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in North Dakota 44,170 24
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in South Carolina 43,780 25
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Utah 43,760 26
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Michigan 43,630 27
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Vermont 43,180 28
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Maryland 43,080 29
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Ohio 42,870 30
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Alabama 42,750 31
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Iowa 41,100 32
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Virginia 40,380 33
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Delaware 40,290 34
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Indiana 39,050 35
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Tennessee 38,970 36
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Nebraska 38,760 37
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Missouri 38,310 38
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Idaho 38,180 39
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in New Mexico 37,950 40
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in South Dakota 37,900 41
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in North Carolina 37,880 42
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Montana 37,450 43
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Kansas 36,910 44
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Georgia 36,550 45
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Oklahoma 36,340 46
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Texas 35,090 47
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Kentucky 34,940 48
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Louisiana 33,120 49
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Mississippi 32,080 50
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Arkansas 32,060 51
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in West Virginia 31,250 52
Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary in Puerto Rico 26,400 53

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics