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Power-Switchboard Operator Salary

How much does a Power-Switchboard Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Power-Switchboard Operator

$64,625 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,176 (USD)/yr

$63,831 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,176 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Operates and controls equipment, such as current converters, voltage transformers, and circuit breakers, that regulate flow of electricity through substation of electric power system and over distribution lines to consumers. Records readings of switchboard instruments to compile data concerning quantities of electric power used for substation operation and amounts distributed from station. Talks with load dispatcher and reports amount of electricity received into substation, and to receive switching instructions.
The average power-switchboard operator salary in United States is $64,625 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,176. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$46,678 (USD)

$79,485 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$74,918 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Power-Switchboard Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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