Highest Paying Industries for Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Pipeline Transportation48.1100040
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas48.1100040
Natural Gas Distribution45.1493890
Transportation and Warehousing44.6192780
Outpatient Care Centers44.0291550
Federal Executive Branch40.1483500
Federal government, including the US Postal Service40.1483500
Scientific Research and Development Services39.7382640
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences39.7382640
Management of Companies and Enterprises39.5182180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services37.7378470
Construction36.9876920
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction36.8876700
Utility System Construction36.8876700
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction36.8876700
Ambulatory Health Care Services35.9274710
Utilities35.373420
All industries, private ownership only35.2673340
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution35.0372870
All industries34.8972560
Waste Treatment and Disposal34.3571460
Waste Management and Remediation Services34.3471430
Federal, State, and Local Government34.0370790
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.0370790
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services33.770100
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.1268890
Employment Services32.968440
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals32.7768170
Local government, including schools and hospitals32.7268060
Water, Sewage and Other Systems32.768010
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing32.6167830
Administrative and Support Services32.6167820
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills32.0666680
Paper Manufacturing31.9566450
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.5865690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals31.164690
Hospitals, Privately owned30.8164080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned30.8164080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.4563340
Mining30.0462480
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing29.9562300
Manufacturing29.962190
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.8562080
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing29.8262020
Chemical Manufacturing29.8162000
Basic Chemical Manufacturing28.459060
Food Manufacturing27.9158050
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services27.8857990
Educational Services, Privately owned27.7157630
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned27.7157630
Engineering Services27.757620
Other Food Manufacturing27.4157010
State government, including schools and hospitals27.0756300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)25.7653580
Repair and Maintenance25.7653580
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance25.7653580
Primary Metal Manufacturing25.2552510
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)24.2950520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.1750280
Educational Services, State government owned23.548880
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned23.3348530
Sawmills and Wood Preservation23.1748180
Wood Product Manufacturing22.6147020
Hospitals, State government owned22.2746330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned21.9245590
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.9245590

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