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Burner Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$54,371 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,087

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Burner Operator is $54,371 a year and $26 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Burner Operator is between $39,382 and $66,818. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Burner Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Burner Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

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

Job family population: 19,340

Estimated population of Burner Operator jobs: 121

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,031
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Burner Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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