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$59,637

Average Base Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,085

Average Bonus
The average system operator electric power systems salary in United States is $59,637 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,085. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$48,542

Entry Level Salary

$78,774

Senior Level Salary
An entry level system operator electric power systems (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,542. On the other end, a senior level system operator electric power systems (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $78,774.

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Job Description
Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes “Nuclear Power Reactor Operators" (51-8011).
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