Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

$46,150

Median US Salary

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Currently employed

117,450

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

-3%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

Declining

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

California $68,800

Alaska $64,920

Connecticut $64,590

Nevada $64,170

Washington $60,610

New Jersey $59,250

Oregon $55,820

Illinois $54,950

Massachusetts $54,560

Hawaii $53,680

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Maxxing your 401k as Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

41.2%

Per paycheck

$731.30

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,775.00
Pre Tax Retirement $731.30
Before Taxes $1,043.70
Taxes $313.11
Take Home $730.59

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