Refinery Operator I Salary in the United States

How much does a Refinery Operator I make in the United States? The average Refinery Operator I salary in the United States is $56,022 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,237 and $60,393. Salary ranges 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

Controls equipment systems that process natural gas or petroleum into specified products. Responsibilities include monitoring pressure and flow and reading gauges and adjusting valves as needed. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty in the field. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Refinery Operator I

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Refinery Operator II

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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