Water treatment plant operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Water treatment plant operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $61,790
Alabama $43,240
Arkansas $32,910
Arizona $46,180
California $70,550
Colorado $54,820
Connecticut $66,800
District of Columbia $54,880
Delaware $44,770
Florida $46,840
Georgia $37,450
Guam $40,830
Hawaii $53,870
Iowa $45,225
Idaho $42,190
Illinois $56,755
Indiana $42,750
Kansas $38,269
Kentucky $37,000
Louisiana $36,140
Massachusetts $56,650
Maryland $45,180
Maine $45,610
Michigan $47,280
Minnesota $55,400
Missouri $41,840
Mississippi $34,980
Montana $43,420
North Carolina $41,820
North Dakota $41,990
Nebraska $44,800
New Hampshire $49,310
New Jersey $59,900
New Mexico $40,530
Nevada $62,640
New York $56,260
Ohio $49,220
Oklahoma $34,250
Oregon $56,180
Pennsylvania $49,810
Puerto Rico $23,950
Rhode Island $51,390
South Carolina $42,150
South Dakota $41,320
Tennessee $41,110
Texas $37,320
Utah $46,160
Virginia $44,390
Vermont $48,010
Washington $61,910
Wisconsin $51,110
West Virginia $36,030
Wyoming $48,610

How do water treatment plant operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Water treatment plant operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than tool and die makers but more than pump operators.

Career Median Salary
Tool and die maker salary $54K
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $55K
Mining machine operator salary $55K
Rigger salary $51K
Sheet metal worker salary $49K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Quality control inspector salary $48K
Chemical technician salary $47K
Faller salary $45K
Pump operator salary $45K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)