The average pay for a Power Plant Technician is $27.63 per hour.
Power Plant Technician Total Pay (?
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$23,583 - $84,000
(Median)
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36K
55K
77K
84K
MEDIAN: $54,848
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Power Plant Technician Total Pay (?
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$19.21 - $38.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$23,583 - $84,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,446  
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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$36,679 - $94,580  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.21 - $38.87  
   
Overtime
$1.76 - $60.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,446  
   
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).
)
$36,679 - $94,580  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Power Plant Technician
  • Monitor and oversee any contractors to ensure in-field safety and quality requirements are met.
  • Test equipment, installations, procedures, and maintenance techniques to ensure quality.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and install equipment throughout the facility.
  • Conform to all health and safety regulations and procedures.
Pay by Experience Level for Power Plant Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Power Plant Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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