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How much does a Water Treatment Plant Operator make in New Jersey?

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Hourly Wage in New Jersey

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median hourly wage of $27.31. Hourly wages typically start from $18.14 and go up to $37.42.

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Yearly Salary in New Jersey

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median salary of $56,810 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,720 and go up to $77,840.

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Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

The highest earning Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey earn:

$37.42
an hour
$77,840
per year
Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey earn:

$32.77
an hour
$68,150
per year
Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey earn:

$27.31
an hour
$56,810
per year
Junior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Junior Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey earn:

$22.23
an hour
$46,230
per year
Starting Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Starting Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey earn:

$18.14
an hour
$37,720
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Water Treatment Plant Operator salary comparison

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn more than 56% percent of Trades careers in New Jersey. Water Treatment Plant Operator salaries are in the bottom 56% of all careers in New Jersey.

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Historical salary for Water Treatment Plant Operators in New Jersey

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

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