Power Plant Manager Salary (United States)

A Power Plant Manager earns an average salary of $115,355 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Operations Management.
Power Plant Manager Salary (?
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$66,610 - $151,159
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$66,610 - $151,159  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $38,243  
Profit Sharing
$5,500 - $10,775  
Total Pay (?
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$69,421 - $175,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Power Plant Manager

  • Apply knowledge of and experience with high-pressure boilers, turbine operations, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Apply knowledge of the function of utility plants and related equipment related to the area of assignment.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of services provided and recommend changes in procedures to meet users’ needs.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of power plant.
  • Use effective management practices and principles.

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Experience Affects Power Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$124,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Power Plant Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%
Operations Management
up arrow 11%
National Average
$124,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
62%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 10%