Hydroelectric plant technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Hydroelectric plant technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $77,010
Alaska $76,830
Iowa $76,670
District of Columbia $73,070
Washington $71,490
California $65,870
Hawaii $65,160
North Carolina $64,710
Arizona $64,600
Maryland $64,600
Idaho $63,590
West Virginia $63,280
Nebraska $62,720
Nevada $62,150
Kansas $61,800
Louisiana $61,380
Wisconsin $60,910
Montana $60,800
New Mexico $60,770
Michigan $60,760
Virginia $60,580
Colorado $60,040
Oregon $59,600
New Hampshire $59,590
Indiana $59,350
South Carolina $59,260
Connecticut $57,100
Pennsylvania $55,220
Illinois $55,210
Oklahoma $55,200
Vermont $55,140
New Jersey $53,510
Florida $53,000
Missouri $49,770
New York $49,760
Arkansas $49,490
Georgia $48,620
Utah $48,340
Minnesota $48,190
South Dakota $48,130
Maine $47,450
Wyoming $47,070
Mississippi $46,730
Kentucky $46,670
Ohio $46,660
Alabama $46,640
Tennessee $38,070
North Dakota $38,050
Texas $37,610
Puerto Rico $36,090

How do hydroelectric plant technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Hydroelectric plant technicians earn about the same as related careers in Idaho. On average, they make less than mining machine operators but more than radio mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Mining machine operator salary $59K
Technical writer salary $61K
Avionics technician salary $62K
Aircraft mechanic salary $60K
Millwright salary $60K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $64K
Wind turbine services technician salary $50K
Rigger salary $39K
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $48K
Radio mechanic salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)