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Gas Plant Operators in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Gas Plant Operator in Minnesota?

$72,750 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Gas Plant Operators in Minnesota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Gas Plant Operators Work in Minnesota?

There were approximately 210 workers employed as Gas Plant Operators in this state in 2018.

There were 240 Gas Plant Operators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 280 Gas Plant Operators working in it, which means Minnesota has fewer Gas Plant Operators than average.


Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Gas Plant Operators in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.


Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 230 jobs for Minnesota Gas Plant Operators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 17,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Gas Plant Operators Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Gas Plant Operators ranged from $54,450 to $95,480 with $72,750 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.18 to $45.91. The median hourly rate was $34.97.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.8 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.17.

The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Minnesota Metros for Gas Plant Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Gas Plant Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 140 $73,980

Top States for Gas Plant Operators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Gas Plant Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,960 $67,190
California 970 $103,900
Pennsylvania 930 $68,620
Michigan 710 $76,120
Illinois 520 $75,190
North Dakota 500 $87,880
Louisiana 430 $69,040
Colorado 420 $71,030
New Mexico 420 $65,360
Virginia 390 $68,120
Wyoming 380 $72,830
Kansas 350 $66,530
Oklahoma 340 $65,970
Ohio 330 $70,020
Kentucky 320 $69,810
South Carolina 310 $55,470
Alabama 310 $70,510
New York 290 $81,830
West Virginia 280 $72,210
Tennessee 280 $49,770

Below are the states where Gas Plant Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $103,900
Massachusetts $90,240
North Dakota $87,880
Washington $84,480
New York $81,830
Maryland $81,580
New Jersey $77,520
Michigan $76,120
Oregon $75,570
Illinois $75,190

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