Power Plant Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Power Plant Engineer is $81,248 per year.

$56,236 - $103,646
$56K
$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $78,456
10%
50%
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Salary $56,236 - $103,646
Bonus $4,913
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$56,765 - $111,503
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Power Plant Engineer

A power plant engineer may be present during the planning and construction phases of a power plant. Once the power plant is in operation, maintenance and upgrading activities are carried out by the engineer. It is important to know if there are any new developments in the field that will make the power plant operate more efficiently, so prospective changes can be proposed to management. The engineer may be expected to oversee the work of fixed employees and third-party contractors, to make sure that work is done correctly and safety. It is important to have advanced knowledge regarding power plant mechanical systems and processes.

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Power Plant Engineer Tasks

  • Develop and implement programs, performance reports and engineering budget and timeline.
  • Serve as liaison for internal and external contractors and teams.
  • Provide engineering expertise and support, evaluate and maintain systems.
  • Supervise and coordinate equipment repairs, tests, and installation.

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Key Stats for Power Plant Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Power Plant Engineer Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

Late-Career
▼33%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%
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