Power System Operator Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Power System Operator is $78,016 per year. A skill in SCADA is associated with high pay for this job.
Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$57,283 - $99,443
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,015
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Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$23.67 - $49.42
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,283 - $99,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,711  
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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$57,947 - $109,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $49.42  
   
Overtime
$29.59 - $77.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,711  
   
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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$57,947 - $109,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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.

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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 18%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$82,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 2%
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