How much does a Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager make in the United States? The average Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager salary in the United States is $104,535 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $94,695 and $113,365. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $94,695 10% $85,737 90% $121,404 75% $113,365 $104,535 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager

Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager manages the operations of a wastewater treatment plant to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures and reporting practices. Establishes sampling and testing systems, and ensures proper testing of functionality of pumps, conveyors, blowers, and other equipment. Being a Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager monitors federal, state, and local regulations and environmental guidelines and creates and updates wastewater treatment procedures to adhere to those regulations. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or other tech degree. Additionally, Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager typically reports to a manager or director. The Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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