Waste Water Treatment Superintendent Salary in the United States

How much does a Waste Water Treatment Superintendent make in the United States? The average Waste Water Treatment Superintendent salary in the United States is $90,130 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $84,305 and $101,142. 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

Job Description

Supervises the operations and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures and reporting practices. Oversees sampling and testing systems, and the testing and maintenance of pumps, conveyors, blowers, and other equipment. Ensures staff is up-to-date with all federal, state, and local regulations and environmental guidelines. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or other tech degree. Typically reports to a manager or director. Supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Waste Water Treatment Superintendent

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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