Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Power System Operators can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. After five to 10 years, compensation can go from $77K to $80K. Salary comes to $100K after 10 to 20 years. Power System Operators who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $100K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 17 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.