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Crude Oil Treater Salary
in Alabama, United States

$36,646 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crude Oil Treater is $36,646 a year and $18 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Crude Oil Treater is between $27,476 and $44,252. 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

  • Operates chemical, electrical, and centrifugal oil-treatment units to remove sediment and water from crude oil before transporting oil by pipeline to refineries.
  • Opens valves and starts pumps to pump oil from storage tanks to treating units.
  • Opens valves to mix specified chemicals with oil, and alters controls to heat mixture to specified temperature.
  • Starts centrifugal machines that break up oil and water emulsions and drain off water.
  • Opens valves and starts pumps to transfer oil into settling tanks where sediment is precipitated from oil.
  • Tests sample in gravity- or centrifugal-separation machine to determine content of oil specified for pipeline transportation.
  • Pumps treated oil into pipelines leading to refinery.
  • Cleans and lubricates motors, pumps, and other moving parts of units.
  • Records data, such as volume of oil treated, operating temperatures of units, and test results.
  • May operate pumps at oil well sites.
  • May tend treating-plant equipment to remove impurities from natural gas.
Crude Oil Treater Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Crude Oil Treater jobs: 71

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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