Top 10 Highest Paying Utility Jobs in 2023

Power Engineer

Salary range: $87,500-$135,000 per year A power plant engineer maintains day-to-day operations in a power plant.

Nuclear Licensing Engineer

Salary range: $81,000-$148,500 per year A nuclear licensing engineer makes sure that all I’s are dotted and all T’s are crossed when it comes to the licensing of nuclear power plants.

Substation Engineer

Salary range: $96,500-$126,500 per year Substation engineers create design plans for power substations and collaborate with the project team and other stakeholders to finalize schematics.

Water Resource Specialist

Salary range: $59,000-$276,000 per year Water resource specialists focus on maintaining public health by acting as a monitor for all possible issues that could reasonably occur with the water supply of a community.

Gas  Controller

Salary range: $62,500-$120,000 per year The duties of a gas controller include operating pipelines to ensure customers receive proper gas or oil flow requirements.

Water Resource Engineer

Salary range: $76,500-$103,500 per year A water resource engineer is a civil engineer who oversees the construction and implementation of new equipment and systems for a water plant.

Transmission Line Engineer

Salary range: $81,000-$111,500 per year A transmission line engineer is responsible for drafting, designing, and analyzing the design of lines used for power or telecommunications.

Utilities  Manager

Salary range: $62,500-$95,500 per year Public utility managers audit operations to ensure that they provide utilities to residents and businesses at the lowest possible cost.

Power Distribution Engineer

Salary range: $79,500-$101,500 per year As a power distribution engineer, your primary responsibilities involve the design and maintenance of electrical distribution systems.

Radiation Safety Officer

Salary range: $58,500-$95,000 per year As a radiation safety officer (RSO), your job is to ensure compliance with all guidelines and regulations about radiation exposure.



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