Power Plant Operations Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Power Plant Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Power Plant Operations Manager salary in the United States is $133,714 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $122,007 and $148,878. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Power Plant Operations Manager manages and oversees the daily operations of a power plant. Monitors operations for efficiency and safety ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are followed. Being a Power Plant Operations Manager oversees technical staff, such as maintenance or engineering, and hires and trains personnel. May be required to meet certain certifications in field. Additionally, Power Plant Operations Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Power Plant Operations Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Power Plant Operations Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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