A Water Plant Operator earns an average wage of C$20.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$35,503 - C$73,698
(Median)
C$
C$44K
C$
MEDIAN: C$43,700
50%

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C$14.19 - C$32.55
(Median)
C$14
C$20
C$33
MEDIAN: C$19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$43,700  
   
Bonus
C$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$32,622 - C$79,890  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$14.19 - C$32.55  
   
Overtime
C$34.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$0.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$32,622 - C$79,890  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Water Plant Operator in Fort Frances:
"What this job entails and what is expected?"
The thought of this job must be ready to work 24/7 when the treatment plant calls day or night. Have a backup worker available at all times that is qualified to be in the treatment plant. It is a good career but you must be committed and up to date with training each and every year to maintain licenses.

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Experience Affects Water Plant Operator Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Experienced
0%

National Average
C$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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