Water Treatment Plant Operator - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Water Treatment Plant Operator"How much does a Water Treatment Plant Operator in the federal government get paid? $66,393.80* *Based on the 2017 average.
Water Treatment Plant Operator was the 396th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 64 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2017, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Water Treatment Plant Operating, with an average salary of $70,071.
Government Water Treatment Plant Operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Water Treatment Plant Operating job is FWS-7, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in the operation of water treatment facilities and plants to treat or pump water for domestic or industrial use.
Agencies that have hired a Water Treatment Plant Operator
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|National Park Service||19||$70,071.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||11||$56,089.09|
|Bureau of Reclamation||6||$83,829.17|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||2||$58,165.00|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||2||$81,234.00|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||2||$59,573.50|
|International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico||2||$57,882.50|
|Agricultural Research Service||1||$62,318.00|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||1||$76,092.00|
Water Treatment Plant Operator Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Water Treatment Plant Operator is $66,393.80. The highest paid Water Treatment Plant Operator made $114,493 in 2017.
Common Water Treatment Plant Operator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Water Treatment Plant Operating Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||41|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee||12|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||5|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage||4|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst||1|
|XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$10.14 to $22.65 / hour at paygrade FWS-7|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$11.11 to $25.24 / hour at paygrade FWS-9|
|Occupation Family:||INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT OPERATION FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-7 Paygrade
FWS-7 is the starting paygrade for Water Treatment Plant Operating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-7 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operating||FWS-5||FWS-9|
|Offset Press Operating||FWS-7||FWS-11|
|Blocking and Bracing||FWS-7||FWS-8|
|Motion Picture Projection||FWS-5||FWS-7|
Average Water Treatment Plant Operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Water Treatment Plant Operator was $47,543. Since then, the average pay has increased to $66,423 in 2018.
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