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Compressor Operator Salary

$41,883 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$1,127

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Compressor Operator is $41,883 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Compressor Operator is between $31,402 and $50,619. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tends one or more portable power-driven pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, to remove water, or to maintain air supply at construction site: connects hoses, pipelines, or power cables, using wrench, and fills fuel tank.
  • Starts power unit, pump, or compressor, and sets controls to regulate air pressure or electricity.
  • Observes temperature, pressure, or amperage gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified level.
  • Lubricates, maintains, and repairs equipment, using handtools.
  • May be designated according to equipment tended as compressor operator; generator tender, portable; lock tender i; pump tender.
Compressor Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 1,001,470

Estimated population of Compressor Operator jobs: 5,758

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,554
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Compressor Operator Job Listings for United States

Compressor Facilities Crew
Dec 2
Williston, ND, USA
B&G Oilfield Services
The Compressor & Facilities cleaning position will interface with the customer's Area Lead, Process Specialist, Senior Reliability Operators and Reliability Operators for the continuous cleaning of ...
Field Compressor Engineer
Dec 2
Flagstaff, AZ, USA
SuperbTech, Inc.
This major Midstream Company is seeking to hire a Compressor Engineer. ***** Must have 5-20 years ... Aid in the specification of natural gas compression equipment based on provided operating ...
Entry Level Compressor Service Technician - $1000 Sign on Bonus!
Nov 2
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Brabazon Pump, Compressor and Vacuum
Brabazon is looking for a full-time Entry Level Compressor Service Technician in our St. Paul ... At Brabazon, you are part of a family . Owned and operated by family since the beginning, we want ...
Lease Operator
Nov 7
Tyler, TX, USA
Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc.
... Operator as a result of upcoming growth. Position performs a key role in the daily inspection ... Previous work experience with compressor operations desired. * Good communication skills to ...
Compressor System Installer/Pipe-fitter
Oct 3
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Cate Industrial Solutions
We are a third-generation family owned and operated business that has been around for over 80 years. We are currently looking to fill the role of a Compressor System Installer. · Area leader in ...

The average pay for a Compressor Operator is $41,883 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Compressor Operator is between $31,402 and $50,619. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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