Average Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operator Hourly Pay

$18.94
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$13.12
MEDIAN
$18.94
90%
$27.81

The average hourly pay for a Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operator is $18.94

Hourly Rate
$13 - $28
Bonus
$52 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$28k - $61k
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What Do Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operators Do?

Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operator Tasks
  • Operate and maintain equipment to filter and monitor waste and wastewater.
  • Record data and inventory to track performance and identify problems.
  • Add chemicals and clean and maintain equipment and processing beds.
  • Take samples and test water and/or sewage for microorganisms, solid matter, and other contaminants.
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Job Satisfaction for Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operator

3.7 out of 5
(29)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 29 responses, the job of Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.69 out of 5. On average, Water or Liquid Waste Treatment Plant / System Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
90.9%
Female
9.1%
This data is based on 55 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

62%

Vision

58%

None

23%