Power Plant Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Power Plant Engineer is $81,248 per year.

$51,521 - $106,654
$52K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,108
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Salary $51,521 - $106,654
Bonus $4,000
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$56,236 - $111,977
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Power Plant Engineer

A power plant engineer may be present during the planning and construction phases of a power plant. Once the power plant is in operation, maintenance and upgrading activities are carried out by the engineer. It is important to know if there are any new developments in the field that will make the power plant operate more efficiently, so prospective changes can be proposed to management. The engineer may be expected to oversee the work of fixed employees and third-party contractors, to make sure that work is done correctly and safety. It is important to have advanced knowledge regarding power plant mechanical systems and processes.

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Power Plant Engineer Tasks

  • Develop and implement programs, performance reports and engineering budget and timeline.
  • Serve as liaison for internal and external contractors and teams.
  • Provide engineering expertise and support, evaluate and maintain systems.
  • Supervise and coordinate equipment repairs, tests, and installation.

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Key Stats for Power Plant Engineer

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Power Plant Engineer Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

Late-Career
▼33%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 13%
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