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Operator Gas Compressor Salary
in San Diego, California

$69,578 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,566

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Gas Compressor is $69,578 a year and $33 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Gas Compressor is between $50,256 and $85,578. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Gas Compressor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

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.
Operator Gas Compressor Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Job family population: 3,560

Estimated population of Operator Gas Compressor jobs: 3,395

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,661
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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