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Plant operator salary in United States

How much does a Plant Operator make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $22.18
Low $15.03
High $32.72
$7,500per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a plant operator is $22.18 per hour in the United States and $7,500 overtime per year.4.5k salaries reported, updated at December 7, 2023

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Top companies for Plant Operators in United States

  1. Chesterfield County
    147 reviews11 salaries reported
    $30.41per hour
  2. $29.85per hour
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Highest paying cities for Plant Operators near United States

  1. Sacramento, CA
    $32.52 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Longmont, CO
    $26.76 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $25.65 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  1. Tonawanda, NY
    $25.45 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Crane, TX
    $25.05 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $23.55 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  1. Tempe, AZ
    $23.42 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $23.41 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $21.62 per hour
    14 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Plant Operators

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,774 ratings

62% of Plant Operators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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