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
District of Columbia $78,890
Nevada $76,300
Washington $76,070
California $75,550
Connecticut $63,870
New Jersey $63,220
Hawaii $61,350
Oregon $61,350
Massachusetts $60,650
Alaska $60,550
Minnesota $60,240
New York $60,220
Colorado $59,860
Illinois $59,860
Rhode Island $59,760
Pennsylvania $54,900
Wisconsin $52,020
North Dakota $49,480
New Hampshire $49,480
Ohio $48,340
Delaware $48,240
Maine $48,240
Vermont $48,240
Michigan $47,880
Wyoming $47,830
Montana $47,810
Arizona $47,690
Idaho $47,620
Guam $47,610
Utah $47,430
Florida $47,420
Indiana $47,330
Iowa $47,320
Nebraska $47,190
South Dakota $47,190
Maryland $46,970
Missouri $46,790
New Mexico $46,590
Virginia $46,590
North Carolina $46,150
Georgia $46,060
Tennessee $45,590
Alabama $45,330
South Carolina $38,640
Kentucky $37,720
West Virginia $37,720
Mississippi $37,610
Texas $37,600
Kansas $37,570
Louisiana $37,570
Oklahoma $37,550
Arkansas $37,350
Puerto Rico $27,910

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

Water treatment plant operators earn about the same as related careers in Delaware. On average, they make less than chemical technicians but more than metal workers.

Career Median Salary
Chemical technician salary $76K
Sheet metal worker salary $61K
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $60K
Machinist salary $57K
Quality control inspector salary $56K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Welder salary $48K
Forklift operator salary $49K
Glazier salary $40K
Metal worker salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)