A Control Room Operator earns an average wage of $24.38 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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$32,779 - $89,678
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MEDIAN: $62,835
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$13.37 - $39.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$32,779 - $89,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,792  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$30,459 - $92,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.37 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$18.34 - $61.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,792  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$30,459 - $92,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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Job Description for Control Room Operator

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

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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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Key Stats for Control Room Operator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Control Room Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Control Room Operator Salaries

Fossil Fuel Energy / Fossil Fuel Power
up arrow 65%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 16%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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