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How much does a Water Treatment Plant Operator make in North Carolina?

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Hourly Wage in North Carolina

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median hourly wage of $18.30. Hourly wages typically start from $13.08 and go up to $26.84.

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median salary of $38,070 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,210 and go up to $55,830.

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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 North Carolina earn:

$26.84
an hour
$55,830
per year
Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina earn:

$22.38
an hour
$46,560
per year
Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina earn:

$18.30
an hour
$38,070
per year
Junior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Junior Water Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina earn:

$15.51
an hour
$32,250
per year
Starting Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Starting Water Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina earn:

$13.08
an hour
$27,210
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 less than 51% percent of Trades careers in North Carolina. Water Treatment Plant Operator salaries are in the bottom 56% of all careers in North Carolina.

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Historical salary for Water Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina

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

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