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Control Room Operator Salary (United States)

A Control Room Operator earns an average wage of $22.56 per hour. A skill in Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Control Room Operator Salary (?
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$29,943 - $91,358
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,061
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Control Room Operator Salary (?
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$14.31 - $36.89
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,943 - $91,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$30,501 - $92,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.31 - $36.89  
   
Overtime
$21.80 - $55.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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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$30,501 - $92,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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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

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Experience Affects Control Room Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Control Room Operator Salaries

Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power
up arrow 39%
Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 3%
National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%