Plant Operator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,837 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 19, 2018
Average salary
$18.15 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$39.60
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Plant Operator is $18.15 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 1,837 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Plant Operator employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Plant Operator is 2-4 years.
Plant Operator salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$30.75 per hour
$28.09 per hour
$29.16 per hour
$26.29 per hour
$25.88 per hour
$22.04 per hour
$22.43 per hour
$49.60 per hour
$23.55 per hour
$22.86 per hour
Plant Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$10.26 per hour
$14.83 per hour
$19.04 per hour
$48,483 per year
$38,623 per year

Plant Operator job openings

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Houston, TX
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Eau Claire, WI
Control Room Operator
Florida Plastic Recycling
Jacksonville, FL
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