Information About Plant And System Operators

Hourly Income

On average, plant and system operators make $28.84 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Plant and system operators $15.71 $20.71 $27.93 $36.29 $44.47
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, plant and system operators make $59,980 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Plant and system operators $32,680 $43,080 $58,100 $75,490 $92,500
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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