The average salary for a Power System Operator is $78,028 per year. A skill in SCADA is associated with high pay for this job.
Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$53,926 - $100,080
(Median)
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92K
100K
MEDIAN: $78,027
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Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$22.79 - $49.49
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,926 - $100,080  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,696  
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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$55,803 - $110,937  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$22.79 - $49.49  
   
Overtime
$28.89 - $77.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,696  
   
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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$55,803 - $110,937  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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Job Description for Power System Operator
  • Create schedules and determine usage and equipment loads to forecast goals.
  • Test for compliance to policies and regulations and create processes to increase compliance.
  • Analyze data to determine energy and capacity for power systems.
Pay by Experience Level for Power System Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Power System Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$81,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 2%
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