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Control Center Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$82,000
$38,000
$82,000
$175,000
Did you know that the average control center operator makes $82,483 per year? That's valued at $39.66 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $38,000 and $175,000, meaning control center operators have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most control center operators find a job with non profits and utilities companies, while others work for transportation, construction, and professional companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Alaska, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are the top states in the U.S. to pay control center operators the highest salaries.
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Map of Control Center Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Control Center Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Control Center Operator Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for control center operators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Utah, South Dakota, and Idaho.

City
Average Salary
Middletown, CT
Middletown, CT
$105,899
$106k
Mount Laurel, NJ
Mount Laurel, NJ
$102,308
$102k
Wilmington, DE
Wilmington, DE
$101,492
$101k
Annapolis, MD
Annapolis, MD
$99,522
$100k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$91,388
$91k

High Paying Control Center Operator Jobs

Average Control Center Operator Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a control center operator, working for SAN ANTONIO WATER SYS or SES Americom might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Compass Diversified Holdings and National Grid USA Service Company report highly competitive salaries for control center operators.

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Control Center Operator Salary History

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    Average Control Center Operator Pay By Industry

    The salary for a control center operator can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for control center operators tend to be found in transportation, construction, and professional companies. In fact, control center operators can make a yearly salary of $97,624 while working for transportation companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $97,624
    $98k
    Construction
    Construction
    $94,053
    $94k
    Professional
    Professional
    $91,648
    $92k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $83,756
    $84k
    Finance
    Finance
    $81,243
    $81k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $74,433
    $74k
    Technology
    Technology
    $65,433
    $65k

    Recently Added Control Center Operator Salaries

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    Iowa City, IA
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    $43,389
    $43,389
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    Security Control Center Operator
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    North Reading, MA
    North Reading, MA
    10/14/2020
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    $34,227
    $34,227
    10/14/2020
    Security Control Center Operator
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    North Reading, MA
    North Reading, MA
    10/13/2020
    10/13/2020
    $34,227
    $34,227
    10/13/2020
    Security Control Center Operator
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    North Reading, MA
    North Reading, MA
    09/06/2020
    09/06/2020
    $34,227
    $34,227
    09/06/2020
    Security Control Center Operator
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    North Reading, MA
    North Reading, MA
    09/05/2020
    09/05/2020
    $34,227
    $34,227
    09/05/2020
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    Mount Laurel, NJ
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    08/25/2020
    08/25/2020
    $33,747
    $33,747
    08/25/2020
    Universal Services of America
    Universal Services of America
    Control Center Operator
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    Blue Ash, OH
    Blue Ash, OH
    07/28/2020
    07/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    07/28/2020
    Control Center Operator
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    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    07/28/2020
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    $29,218
    $29,218
    07/28/2020
    Control Center Operator
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    Blue Ash, OH
    Blue Ash, OH
    07/23/2020
    07/23/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    07/23/2020
    Security Control Center Operator
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    Mount Laurel, NJ
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    07/13/2020
    07/13/2020
    $33,747
    $33,747
    07/13/2020