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The average power generating plant operator salary in Colorado, United States is $60,477 or an hourly rate of $29. This is 0% lower (+$208) than the average power generating plant operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,125.
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An entry level power generating plant operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $49,650. On the other end, a senior level power generating plant operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,391.
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Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes “Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" (51-8011).
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