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Control Room Operator Salary

A Control Room Operator earns an average wage of $22.33 per hour. A skill in Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power is associated with high pay for this job.
$30,230 - $92,032
(Median)
30K
44K
72K
92K
MEDIAN: $50,169
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$14.13 - $37.14
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$30,230 - $92,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $4,972  
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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$30,427 - $91,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $37.14  
   
Overtime
$21.82 - $55.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $4,972  
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).
)
$30,427 - $91,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
United States (change)

Job Description for Control Room Operator

  • Train staff on safety, proper equipment usage, and incident reporting.
  • Inspect the plant to ensure conformance with safety and maintenance regulations.
  • Monitor and control the processes and equipment in a plant to ensure final quality goals are reached.
  • Resolve equipment, hazard, and safety issues quickly.

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Pay by Experience Level for Control Room Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Control Room Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Control Room Operator Salaries

Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power
up arrow 66%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%