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Ammonia Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$70,417 (USD)

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The average pay for an Ammonia Operator is $70,417 a year and $34 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Ammonia Operator is between $51,005 and $86,537. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Ammonia Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Controls converter and auxiliary equipment that combine hydrogen and nitrogen to produce anhydrous ammonia: lights burner and starts pumps, compressors, scrubbers, and absorption units.
  • Moves controls on panelboard to regulate temperatures of solutions and opens valves to admit heated and purified air and hydrogen into combustion chamber of burner, where nitrogen driven from air combines with hydrogen to form ammonia.
  • Reads instruments, such as thermometers, pressure gauges, and potentiometers.
  • Makes control adjustments according to operating instructions and charts.
  • Pumps fresh solutions into scrubbing and absorption towers when readings indicate excessive alkalinity.
  • Records operational data in logbook.
  • May compute percentage of hydrogen and ammonia in burner gases, using standard test procedure.
Ammonia Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 19,340

Estimated population of Ammonia Operator jobs: 121

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Ammonia Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Process Applications Engineer
Apr 9
Somerville, NJ, USA
Hamon Corp
... Condensers & Urea to Ammonia (U2Aâ„¢) product lines. Key Responsibilities - Reviews client ... operating data from the field to evaluate if process equipment is functioning properly and ...
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