Power Plant Operations Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Power Plant Operations Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Power Plant Operations Director in the United States is $82 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $75 and $93. Hourly rate 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

Directs overall operations of a power generation plant. Monitors operations to produce reliable energy efficiently and safely. Develops preventative maintenance, emergency and operational plans and procedures. Ensures all applicable regulatory requirements are followed. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to senior management. 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. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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