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Field Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$39,701 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Field Operator is $39,701 a year and $19 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Field Operator is between $29,524 and $48,184. 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 pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce artificial flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field: starts pumps and opens valves to pump oil from wells into storage tanks.
  • Starts compressor engines and diverts oil from storage tanks into compressor units and auxiliary equipment to recover natural gas from oil.
  • Opens valves to return compressed gas to bottoms of specified wells to repressurize them and force oil to surface.
  • Operates engines and pumping units from central powerplant to shut off wells according to production schedule and to switch flow of oil into unfilled storage tanks.
  • Reads tank gauges and pump meters, and keeps production records.
  • May supervise oil pumpers and other workers engaged in producing oil from wells.
  • May repair gas and oil meters and gauges instrument mechanic.
Field Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 11,500

Estimated population of Field Operator jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 9.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Field Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Heavy Equipment Operator
Mar 13
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
We are seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to become a part of our team! You will operate a truck or ... Previous experience in a manufacturing, truck driving, or other related fields * Strong work ethic
Field Service Technician
Mar 4
Birmingham, AL, USA
... operating costs and enabling a more rewarding customer experience. We offer peace of mind. We ... ROLE PURPOSE As a Field Service Technician, you are the face of Glory Global Solutions. You will be ...
Field Service Technician / Commissioning / Direct Hire
Mar 7
Montgomery, AL, USA
Specialized Placement Group
... hire opening for a Field ServiceTechnician to work on machine installations, retrofits and ... Will install and Troubleshoot machinery operated by Allen Bradley programmable Controllers ...
Specialty Machine Operator
Mar 13
Springville, AL, USA
Darrell Walker Workforce
Darrell Walker Workforce is an industry leader in the fields of Executive Recruitment, Professional Career Placement, Temp Staffing, and Payroll Services. Our Alabama owned and operated Staffing ...
Field Service Technician - Nielsen TV Ratings - 30635
Jan 15
Birmingham, AL, USA
Being a Nielsen Field Representative allows you to make your friends with boring jobs jealous and ... and operating effectively * Prioritize, schedule and complete all work in compliance with ...
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