How much does a Power Plant Operator IV make in the United States? The average Power Plant Operator IV salary in the United States is $94,075 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $87,264 and $101,791. 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. 

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Job Description for Power Plant Operator IV

Power Plant Operator IV 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 IV typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Power Plant Operator IV has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. To be a Power Plant Operator IV typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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