How much does a Power Plant Operator II make in the United States? The average Power Plant Operator II salary in the United States is $77,473 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $69,047 and $85,709. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Power Plant Operator II

Power Plant Operator II 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 II typically reports to a supervisor. The Power Plant Operator II gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Power Plant Operator II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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