Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician is $15.62 per hour.
Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician Salary (?
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$27,358 - $60,631
(Median)
27K
41K
61K
MEDIAN: $34,413
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Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician Salary (?
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$11.23 - $24.97
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,358 - $60,631  
   
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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$25,540 - $54,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $33.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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).
)
$25,540 - $54,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Job Description for Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

  • Analyze sample testing data and submit findings to applicable health and water quality departments.
  • Administer biological, chemical, physical, and bacteriological tests on samples.
  • Collect water samples from various water and wastewater sites.
  • Maintain, adjust, and clean laboratory equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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