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Burner Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$63,506 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,270

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Burner Operator is $63,506 a year and $31 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Burner Operator is between $45,999 and $78,044. 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 Maryland, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$73,621
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Burner Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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