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

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Hourly Wage in South Carolina

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median hourly wage of $19.49. Hourly wages typically start from $12.12 and go up to $40.81.

Average Water Treatment Plant Operator Yearly Salary in South Carolina

Water Treatment Plant Operators earn a median salary of $40,530 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,200 and go up to $84,880.

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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 South Carolina earn:

$40.81
an hour
$84,880
per year
Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operators in South Carolina earn:

$25.70
an hour
$53,450
per year
Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Experienced Water Treatment Plant Operators in South Carolina earn:

$19.49
an hour
$40,530
per year
Junior Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Junior Water Treatment Plant Operators in South Carolina earn:

$15.27
an hour
$31,770
per year
Starting Water Treatment Plant Operator Earnings

Starting Water Treatment Plant Operators in South Carolina earn:

$12.12
an hour
$25,200
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 52% percent of Trades careers in South Carolina. Water Treatment Plant Operator salaries are in the bottom 56% of all careers in South Carolina.

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Historical salary for Water Treatment Plant Operators in South Carolina

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

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