Power System Operator Salary (United States)

A Power System Operator earns an average salary of $78,833 per year.
Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$58,130 - $99,603
(Median)
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79K
91K
100K
MEDIAN: $78,832
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Power System Operator Total Pay (?
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$19.73 - $49.13
(Median)
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49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,130 - $99,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,754  
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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$57,288 - $109,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $49.13  
   
Overtime
$28.50 - $77.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,754  
   
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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$57,288 - $109,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 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.

Experience Affects Power System Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$82,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 2%
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