Average Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician Hourly Pay

$17.84
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$750
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The average hourly pay for a Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician is $17.84.
10%
$13.44
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$17.84
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$27.05
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MEDIAN $17.84
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$13 - $27
Bonus
$229 - $1,179
Total Pay
$28,675 - $57,651

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Job Description for Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

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

Career Paths

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Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician
Customer Service Representative (CSR)
Laboratory Manager
Laboratory Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

Skills in Technical Analysis, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Data Processing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

An entry-level Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.52 based on 11 salaries. An early career Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.75 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.18 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
7.2%