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Compressor Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$47,464 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$1,277

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compressor Operator is $47,464 a year and $23 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Compressor Operator is between $35,586 and $57,363. 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

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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 962,060

Estimated population of Compressor Operator jobs: 5,532

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,023
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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