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Area Code:10580
Area Title:Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
OEWS/SOC Code:51-8099
OEWS/SOC Title:Plant and System Operators, All Other
GeoLevel: 2

What is the Geographic Level (GeoLevel)?

  • If the data used to calculate the wage estimate came from the actual MSA or BOS area the GeoLevel code will equal "1".
  • If there were no releasable estimates for the desired area then the wages area for the area indicated plus its contiguous areas. This is signified by a GeoLevel "2".
  • If there was no releasable estimates for the area, or for the area plus contiguous areas the wage is calculated from statewide data, indicated by a GeoLevel equaling "3".
  • Finally, if there is no releasable estimate for the state, the national average is used. This is indicated by GeoLevel "4".

Level 1 Wage:$16.58 hour - $34,486 year
Level 2 Wage:$18.80 hour - $39,104 year
Level 3 Wage:$21.02 hour - $43,722 year
Level 4 Wage:$23.24 hour - $48,339 year

Mean Wage (H-2B):$20.88 hour - $43,430 year

This wage applies to the following O*NET occupations:

51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other
All plant and system operators not listed separately.
OFLC JobZone: 2
Education & Training Code: 6-High School diploma
51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians
Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
OFLC JobZone: 2
Education & Training Code: 6-High School diploma
For information on determining the proper occupation and wage level see the new Prevailing Wage Guidance on the Skill Level page.

The offered wage must be at, or above the federal or state or local minimum wage, whichever is higher. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hr effective July 24, 2009.

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