The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $26.66 per hour. A skill in Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$38,172 - $70,000
$48K
MEDIAN: $48,000
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$17.83 - $39.66
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$27
$40
MEDIAN: $26.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,000  
   
Bonus
$5,087  
Total Pay (?
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$37,264 - $90,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.83 - $39.66  
   
Overtime
$37.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,087  
   
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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$37,264 - $90,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Auxiliary Equipment Operator

An auxiliary equipment operator’s work will consist of controlling and maintaining a large array of equipment. The auxiliary equipment operator’s goal is to generate electrical power. The equipment being used can include generators, boilers, compressors, pumps, fans, turbines, and reactors. The work itself is going to be primarily physical. That is not to say this job does not include mental work since the skills necessary require much knowledge of how the equipment works, how to maintain it, and how to repair it. An auxiliary equipment manager is mostly going to work within power plants.

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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Tasks

  • Monitor and operate power plant equipment.
  • Operate valves, rotating equipment, fly ash, lubricating systems, and more.
  • Adhere to all safety and environmental protection protocols and procedures.

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Key Stats for Auxiliary Equipment Operator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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