Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salary

The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $27.66 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.

$22,468 - $79,555
(Median)
$22K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,658
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$16.38 - $36.37
(Median)
$16
$28
$36
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$22,468 - $79,555  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,054  
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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$40,181 - $82,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $36.37  
   
Overtime
$22.51 - $53.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,054  
   
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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$40,181 - $82,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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

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

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Experience Affects Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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