Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is $16.32 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Total Pay (?
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$14,838 - $77,869
(Median)
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41K
50K
72K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Total Pay (?
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$11.70 - $23.83
(Median)
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16
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24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$14,838 - $77,869  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$25,884 - $63,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$17.40 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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).
)
$25,884 - $63,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant

  • Monitor gauges, create charts and assist in production of periodic reports.
  • Check and document chlorination and water flow, taking samples and reporting trends.
  • Monitor treatment plant operations and investigate and report problems.
  • Perform maintenance and repair tasks on wastewater equipment.

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Experience Affects Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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