How much does a Power Plant Operator I make in the United States? The average Power Plant Operator I salary in the United States is $62,293 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $53,213 and $75,698. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Power Plant Operator I monitors and maintains plant equipment to ensure that power plant power delivery operations function within specification. Controls and repairs power generating facilities and systems to produce bioenergy, hydro, nuclear, solar, thermal or wind power, etc. May require an associate degree. Being a Power Plant Operator I typically reports to a supervisor. The Power Plant Operator I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
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What does a Power Plant Operator I do?
Power Plant Operator I in Albany, GA
Performs all work during an assigned shift in a safe, continuous and efficient manner while maintaining environmental and housekeeping standards with in federal, state and local guidelines.
June 22, 2021
Power Plant Operator I in Bridgeport, TX
Performs assigned preventive and corrective maintenance duties.
June 17, 2021
Operates plant, as required, to meet the loading (including cycling of all or part of the facility) and voltage needs of system dispatch.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Power Plant Operator I in the United States. The base salary for Power Plant Operator I ranges from $53,213 to $75,698 with the average base salary of $62,293. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $55,356 to $78,927 with the average total cash compensation of $66,060.