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Pumping-Plant Operator Salary

How much does a Pumping-Plant Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Pumping-Plant Operator

$54,260 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$917 (USD)/yr

$53,613 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$917 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Operates pumping equipment to transfer raw water to treatment plant, or distribute processed water to residential, commercial, and industrial establishments. Turns valves, pulls levers, and flips switches to operate and control turbine- or motor-driven pumps that transfer water from reservoir to treatment plant, or to transfer processed water to consumer establishments.
The average pumping-plant operator salary in United States is $54,260 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $917. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$39,633 (USD)

$66,461 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$62,902 (USD)

16 %

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

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