Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

Hydroelectric Plant Technicians - Wages & Trends

Pay varies with the worker's level of education, responsibility, and experience. Salaries vary greatly by employer and plant size. Pay also varies depending on the employer and the area of the country.

Hydroelectric plant technicians who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, health insurance, and a retirement plan. 

Wage information is not available specifically for hydroelectric plant technicians. However, they are part of the larger group of "all other plant and system operators."

Plant and system operators, all other (SOC 51-8099)
Pay Period
Illinois Hourly $27.54 $33.87 $38.20
Yearly $57,285 $70,449 $79,453
    Cook County Hourly $31.60 $35.02 $38.94
Yearly $65,724 $72,851 $80,987
United States Hourly $21.50 $28.07 $34.42
Yearly $44,720 $58,390 $71,600

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.