Average Control Room Operator, Power Plant Hourly Pay

$33.43
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$4,861
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The average hourly pay for a Control Room Operator, Power Plant is $33.43.
10%
$18.18
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$33.43
90%
$45.61
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $46
Bonus
$1,400 - $11,878
Total Pay
$41,970 - $104,472

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Job Description for Control Room Operator, Power Plant

Control Room Operator, Power Plant Tasks
  • Oversee surveillance, safety and alarm response throughout the facility.
  • Review and analyze maintenance and equipment logs.
  • Read and record data from instrumentation, including sounding alarms.
  • Write reports and documentation about equipment, personnel and activities.

Job Satisfaction for Control Room Operator, Power Plant

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Popular Skills for Control Room Operator, Power Plant

Skills in Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Gas Turbine and SCADA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Control Room Operator, Power Plant

An early career Control Room Operator, Power Plant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.04 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Control Room Operator, Power Plant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.34 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Control Room Operator, Power Plant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.94 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 157 survey responses.
Early Career
17.8%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
28.0%
Late Career
33.8%