Refinery Operator II Salary in the United States

How much does a Refinery Operator II make in the United States? The average Refinery Operator II salary in the United States is $63,451 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $58,071 and $70,654. 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

Refinery Operator II 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. Being a Refinery Operator II may be responsible for identifying and correcting problems in the refinery process. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Refinery Operator II may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty in the field. May lead or direct the work of others. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. To be a Refinery Operator II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Refinery Operator II, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
58071
70654
63451

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
61004
75023
67404
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Refinery Operator II in the United States. The base salary for Refinery Operator II ranges from $58,071 to $70,654 with the average base salary of $63,451. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $61,004 to $75,023 with the average total cash compensation of $67,404.
Step of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

58071
70654

 

Step of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Career Path for this job

  1. Down a level:

    Refinery Operator I

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Refinery Operator II

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

Salary for

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Refinery Operator II