Utility Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$28,000
$18,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$44,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Holy Cross Energy
Highest Paying City
Sacramento, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a utility worker make?
As a Utility Worker in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $28,470 per year or $13.69 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $44,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $18,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Utility Workers are Hospitality companies and Health Care companies. Washington, Nevada, California, Alaska, and Minnesota are some of the states with the best Utility Worker salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Utility Worker is 2.3 years.
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Average Utility Worker Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Utility Worker in the USA is $28,470 annually or $13.69 hourly. The city with the highest Utility Worker salary is Sacramento, CA at $39,183 per year. Not only that, Sacramento, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $26,000. Some of the states with the best Utility Worker salaries are Washington, Nevada, California, Alaska, Minnesota, Colorado, and Utah. On the other hand, Mississippi, Missouri, Georgia, Oklahoma, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Utility Workers.

Map of Utility Worker Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Utility Workers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Utility Worker Salary By Company

There is good job security in Utility Worker positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Holy Cross Energy or Northeast Georgia Health System will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Rexnord and Lakeland Electric also report very competitive wages for Utility Workers.

Average Utility Worker Pay By Industry

Utility Worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Utilities companies, Retail companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Utility Workers. Utilities companies pay their Utility Workers the highest wages, averaging $32,988 per year. Retail companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $30,041 and $29,999, respectively. The average salary for Utility Workers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $27,634.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$32,988
$33k
Retail
Retail
$30,041
$30k
Health Care
Health Care
$29,999
$30k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$27,850
$28k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$27,634
$28k

Utility Worker Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Utility Worker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Utility Worker can range from $24,406 to $32,008 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Utility Worker Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Utility Worker
Utility Worker
04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$26,088
$26,088
City of Pueblo
City of Pueblo
Wastewater Utility Worker IV
Wastewater Utility Worker IV
04/12/2020
04/12/2020
$43,377
$43,377
Utility Worker
Utility Worker
04/10/2020
04/10/2020
$24,001
$24,001
City of Grants Pass
City of Grants Pass
Utility Worker I, II or III-Wastewater Collections Division
Utility Worker I, II or III-Wastewater Collections Division
04/08/2020
04/08/2020
$43,159
$43,159
Water Utility Worker 3912
Water Utility Worker 3912
04/05/2020
04/05/2020
$94,565
$94,565
Cobb County Police Department
Cobb County Police Department
Utility Worker I
Utility Worker I
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$27,298
$27,298
Utility Worker
Utility Worker
03/26/2020
03/26/2020
$33,914
$33,914
3Rd Shift Utility Worker
3Rd Shift Utility Worker
03/26/2020
03/26/2020
$30,783
$30,783
AM Utility Worker
AM Utility Worker
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$25,044
$25,044
Utility Workers
Utility Workers
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$33,392
$33,392