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Petroleum Plant Operator Salary
in Nevada, United States

$78,314 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,739

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Petroleum Plant Operator is $78,314 a year and $38 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Plant Operator is between $55,769 and $96,800. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Petroleum Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assesses specifications and controls continuous operation of petroleum refining and processing units to produce products, such as gasoline, kerosene, and fuel and lubricating oils, by such methods as distillation, absorption, extraction, adsorption, thermal and catalytic cracking and reforming, polymerization, isomerization, coking, visbreaking, and alkylation.
  • Reads processing schedules, operating logs, test results of oil samples, and laboratory recommendations to determine changes in equipment controls required to produce specified quantity and quality of product.
  • Moves and positions controls, such as knobs, valves, switches, levers, and index arms, on control panels to control process variables, such as flows, temperatures, pressures, vacuum, time, catalyst, and chemicals, by automatic regulation and remote control of processing units, such as heaters, furnaces, compressors, exchangers, reactors, quenchers, stabilizers, fractionators, rechargers, absorbers, strippers, debutanizers, stills, and towers.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$90,788
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Petroleum Plant Operator Job Listings for Nevada, United States

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