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Gas Compressor Operator Salary
in Los Angeles, California

$70,593 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,588

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Gas Compressor Operator is $70,593 a year and $34 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Compressor Operator is between $50,989 and $86,826. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gas Compressor Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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:
  • Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes.
  • Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system.
Gas Compressor Operator Job Prevalence in Los Angeles, California, United States

Job family: Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Job family population: 3,460

Estimated population of Gas Compressor Operator jobs: 3,300

Rate of error: 7.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,837
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for a Gas Compressor Operator is $70,593 a year and $34 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Compressor Operator is between $50,989 and $86,826. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gas Compressor Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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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