Plant Technician

Plant Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$66,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
AVANGRID
Highest Paying City
Spokane, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a plant technician make?
Plant Technicians in America make, on average, $44,154 a year or $21.23 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $66,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000. Most Plant Technician jobs are in Retail companies and Utilities companies. Washington, District of Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Plant Technician salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Plant Technician is 3.4 years.
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Average Plant Technician Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Plant Technician in the USA is $44,154 annually or $21.23 hourly. Spokane, WA reports the highest annual salary for Plant Technicians at 58,326. The Spokane, WA average entry-level salary for Plant Technicians is $34,000. Washington, District of Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, and Connecticut are the states with the highest payscale for Plant Technicians. On the other hand, Michigan, Vermont, Mississippi, West Virginia, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Plant Technicians.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Spokane, WA
$58,326
2
Gresham, OR
$52,542
3
Stockton, CA
$50,564
4
New York, NY
$48,593
5
New Brunswick, NJ
$48,111

Average Plant Technician Salary By Company

Plant Technicians report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Retail companies and Utilities companies have the most job opportunities for Plant Technicians. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Plant Technicians are AVANGRID and The Dow Chemical Company. In addition, companies like Airgas Mid South and Johnson Matthey report highly competitive salaries for Plant Technicians.

Average Plant Technician Pay By Industry

Plant Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Technology companies, and Utilities companies pay their Plant Technicians well. Salaries for Plant Technicians in Energy companies average $54,400 annually, while Technology companies and Utilities companies pay $51,032 and $45,768, respectively. The types of companies that pay Plant Technicians the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $41,414.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$54,400
2
Technology
$51,032
3
Utilities
$45,768
4
Manufacturing
$41,414

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