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Control Room Operator Salary

A Control Room Operator earns an average wage of $22.97 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power and Troubleshooting. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$30,553 - $90,357
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$90K
MEDIAN: $50,133
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$14.00 - $37.82
(Median)
$14
$23
$38
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$30,553 - $90,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,616  
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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$30,523 - $91,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $37.82  
   
Overtime
$21.88 - $55.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,616  
   
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).
)
$30,523 - $91,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 228

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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.

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Experience Affects Control Room Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Control Room Operator Salaries

Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power
up arrow 68%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 25%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%