WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$69,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Campbell Soup
Highest Paying City
Chico, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.8 years
How much does a wastewater treatment operator make?
The national average salary for a Wastewater Treatment Operator in the U.S. is $38,597 annually or $18.56 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $69,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Wastewater Treatment Operators are Hospitality companies and Professional companies. Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and Idaho are some of the states with the best Wastewater Treatment Operator salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Wastewater Treatment Operator is 4.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$12,693

Average Wastewater Treatment Operator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Wastewater Treatment Operator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Hospitality companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Wastewater Treatment Operators are Campbell Soup and The Coca-Cola Company. Companies like Cintas and Masco also pay high salaries to their Wastewater Treatment Operators.

Average Wastewater Treatment Operator Salary By Location

Wastewater Treatment Operators in the US makes an average salary of $38,597 per year or $18.56 per hour. Working in Chico, CA as a Wastewater Treatment Operator will pay you the highest wages at around $54,772 per year. Even an entry-level Wastewater Treatment Operator makes $31,000 per year in Chico, CA. Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and Idaho are the top 5 highest earning states for Wastewater Treatment Operators. The lowest earning states are Tennessee, Kentucky, Arizona, New Mexico, and Arkansas.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Chico, CA
$54,772
2
Greeley, CO
$50,961
3
Cortlandt, NY
$50,452
4
Agawam Town, MA
$49,490
5
Chicago, IL
$46,296

Average Wastewater Treatment Operator Salary By Industry

Wages for Wastewater Treatment Operators can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Retail companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Wastewater Treatment Operators. Professional companies pay their Wastewater Treatment Operators the highest wages, averaging $44,463 per year. Retail companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $40,113 and $39,692, respectively. At $34,498, the average salary for Wastewater Treatment Operators in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$44,463
2
Retail
$40,113
3
Construction
$39,692
4
Hospitality
$39,193
5
Finance
$36,774

RECENTLY ADDED Wastewater Treatment Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Confidential
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/31/2019
$60,780
City of Meridian
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/31/2019
$36,042
Sacramento County
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/26/2019
$65,730
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/16/2019
$39,120
City of Cedar Park
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/10/2019
$40,697
Sarasota County Government
Wastewater Treatment Operator
10/08/2019
$38,192
City of Blaine
Wastewater Treatment Operator
09/30/2019
$61,752
Madison-Chatham Joint Meeting
Wastewater Treatment Operator
09/30/2019
$40,000
City of Dunsmuir
Wastewater Treatment Operator
09/25/2019
$65,000
New York State Civil Service
Wastewater Treatment Operator
09/24/2019
$43,484
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