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 6% less than similar careers in Arizona. On average, they make less than tool and die makers but more than machine assemblers.

Career Median Salary
Tool and die maker salary $50K
Rigger salary $55K
Petroleum pump system operator salary $55K
Pump operator salary $44K
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $45K
Water treatment plant operator salary $46K
Glazier salary $43K
Precious metal worker salary $45K
Gem worker salary $45K
Machine assembler salary $45K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)