Power Plant Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Power Plant Technician is $27.28 per hour.
Power Plant Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,416 - $84,000
(Median)
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57K
77K
84K
MEDIAN: $57,129
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Power Plant Technician Total Pay (?
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$18.16 - $38.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$24,416 - $84,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,617  
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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$35,796 - $90,512  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.16 - $38.62  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $60.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,617  
   
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).
)
$35,796 - $90,512  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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.

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Experience Affects Power Plant Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 11%
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