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Power Plant Operator Average Salary in Gibraltar 2020

How much money does a Power Plant Operator make in Gibraltar?


Average Yearly Salary
28,300 GIP
( 2,360 GIP monthly)

LOW
13,600
GIP
AVERAGE
28,300
GIP
HIGH
44,400
GIP

A person working as a Power Plant Operator in Gibraltar typically earns around 28,300 GIP per year. Salaries range from 13,600 GIP (lowest) to 44,400 GIP (highest).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Power Plant Operator salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Power Plant Operator Salary Distribution in Gibraltar

Median and salary distribution yearly Gibraltar Power Plant Operator
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Power Plant Operator salaries in Gibraltar range from 13,600 GIP per year (minimum salary) to 44,400 GIP per year (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 29,400 GIP per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as Power Plant Operator(s) are earning less than 29,400 GIP while the other half are earning more than 29,400 GIP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Power Plant Operator(s) are earning less than 19,300 GIP while 75% of them are earning more than 19,300 GIP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Power Plant Operator(s) are earning less than 38,400 GIP while 25% are earning more than 38,400 GIP.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Power Plant Operator Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience yearly Gibraltar Power Plant Operator
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Power Plant Operator salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Power Plant Operator with less than two years of experience makes approximately 15,900 GIP per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 22,500 GIP per year, 42% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 29,600 GIP per year, 31% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Power Plant Operator(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 36,400 GIP per year, 23% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 38,700 GIP per year, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 42,400 GIP per year, 10% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Power Plant Operator average salary change by experience in Gibraltar

0 - 2 Years
15,900 GIP
2 - 5 Years+42%
22,500 GIP
5 - 10 Years+31%
29,600 GIP
10 - 15 Years+23%
36,400 GIP
15 - 20 Years+6%
38,700 GIP
20+ Years+10%
42,400 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Power Plant Operator Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Power Plant Operator(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Power Plant Operator salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Power Plant Operator is 19,700 GIP per year.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 29,000 GIP per year, 47% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 38,800 GIP per year, 34% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.


Power Plant Operator average salary difference by education level in Gibraltar

High School
19,700 GIP
Certificate or Diploma+47%
29,000 GIP
Bachelor's Degree+34%
38,800 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Power Plant Operator Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender yearly Gibraltar Power Plant Operator
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Power Plant Operator employees in Gibraltar earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
29,900 GIP
Female-8%
27,500 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Gibraltar for all Careers

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Power Plant Operator Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Gibraltar

How much are annual salary increments in Gibraltar for Power Plant Operator(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Power Plant Operator

Power Plant Operator(s) in Gibraltar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Gibraltar / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Gibraltar is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Gibraltar for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Power Plant Operator Bonus and Incentive Rates in Gibraltar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Gibraltar Power Plant Operator
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A Power Plant Operator is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

61% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 39% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
39%
No Bonus
61%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Power Plant Operator Average Hourly Wage in Gibraltar


14 GIP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Gibraltar is 14 GIP. This means that the average Power Plant Operator in Gibraltar earns approximately 14 GIP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Power Plant Operator VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Power Plant Operator and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining yearly Gibraltar
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The average salary for Power Plant Operator is 23% less than that of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. Also, Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager35,700 GIP+26%
Associate Analyst37,600 GIP+33%
Associate Landman15,800 GIP-44%
Auxiliary Equipment Operator14,000 GIP-50%
Biomass Plant Technician17,600 GIP-38%
Biomass Power Plant Manager49,600 GIP+75%
Chemical Plant Operator29,000 GIP+3%
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer37,300 GIP+32%
Completions Engineer34,600 GIP+22%
Cost Controller25,100 GIP-11%
Crude Oil Marketing Representative38,300 GIP+35%
Dispatcher15,000 GIP-47%
Distribution Manager50,100 GIP+77%
Dragline Operator17,400 GIP-38%
Driller Offsider13,400 GIP-53%
Dump Truck Driver13,600 GIP-52%
Electric and Gas Operations Manager85,500 GIP+200%
Energy Advisor53,500 GIP+89%
Energy Analyst49,600 GIP+75%
Energy Auditor43,000 GIP+52%
Energy Dispatch Director63,400 GIP+120%
Energy Technical Assistant22,600 GIP-20%
Energy Technical Manager45,300 GIP+60%
Energy Technical Trainer30,900 GIP+9%
Exploration Manager63,300 GIP+120%
Field Safety Auditor39,800 GIP+41%
Fluids Engineer34,900 GIP+23%
Fuel Cell Engineer36,500 GIP+29%
Fuel Cell Technician18,900 GIP-33%
Fuels Handler16,600 GIP-41%
Gas Compressor Operator16,400 GIP-42%
Gas Distribution Plant Operator29,900 GIP+6%
Gas Supply Manager53,100 GIP+88%
Geologist61,700 GIP+120%
Geophysicist68,600 GIP+140%
Geothermal Production Manager62,600 GIP+120%
Geothermal Technician25,200 GIP-11%
HSE Engineer36,200 GIP+28%
HSE Officer21,600 GIP-24%
HSEQ Administrator26,500 GIP-6%
Inspector33,700 GIP+19%
Instructor30,600 GIP+8%
Instrument Designer26,900 GIP-5%
Lead Technical Field Advisor48,900 GIP+73%
Logistics and Tool Coordinator30,100 GIP+6%
Maintenance Engineer34,800 GIP+23%
Maintenance Superintendent31,100 GIP+10%
Material Controller24,500 GIP-13%
Mine Engineer36,100 GIP+28%
Mine Surveyor38,500 GIP+36%
Mining Project Administrator31,500 GIP+11%
Mining Project Assistant26,300 GIP-7%
Mining Project Controls Consultant41,000 GIP+45%
Mining Project Coordinator32,500 GIP+15%
Mining Project Engineer33,200 GIP+17%
Mining Project Manager46,300 GIP+64%
Mining Site Manager46,700 GIP+65%
Mining Team Leader38,200 GIP+35%
NDT Technician22,200 GIP-21%
Oil Service Unit Operator19,600 GIP-31%
Oil Trader45,500 GIP+61%
Oilwell Pumper13,800 GIP-51%
Petroleum Engineer 39,500 GIP+40%
Petroleum Geologist64,900 GIP+130%
Petroleum Pump System Operator20,300 GIP-28%
Pipeline Technician13,600 GIP-52%
Power Coordinator21,600 GIP-24%
Power Plant Operations Manager68,400 GIP+140%
Power Plant Operator28,300 GIP+0%
Radio Operator15,200 GIP-46%
Reliability Engineer36,000 GIP+27%
Reservoir Engineer32,900 GIP+16%
Risk Analyst41,800 GIP+48%
Roughneck36,000 GIP+27%
Scaffolder22,300 GIP-21%
Shutdown Engineer29,000 GIP+3%
Solar Energy Installation Manager54,800 GIP+94%
Solar Energy Systems Engineer37,900 GIP+34%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer23,600 GIP-17%
Solar Thermal Technician22,000 GIP-22%
Supply Operations Manager61,300 GIP+120%
Sustainability Specialist54,600 GIP+93%
System Development Advisor39,300 GIP+39%
Tanker Truck Driver14,600 GIP-48%
Utility Operator19,600 GIP-31%
Wind Energy Project Manager50,000 GIP+77%

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Gibraltar earn 18% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
36,500 GIP
Public Sector+18%
43,000 GIP
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