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Refinery Operator Crude Unit Salary
in New York, United States

$83,660 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Refinery Operator Crude Unit is $83,660 a year and $40 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Refinery Operator Crude Unit is between $59,576 and $103,407. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Refinery Operator Crude Unit. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Refinery Operator Crude Unit Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Job family population: 38,700

Estimated population of Refinery Operator Crude Unit jobs: 6,363

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Refinery Operator Crude Unit Job Listings for New York, United States

Chemical Operator
Mar 9
Edison, New Jersey, USA
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S ... The incumbent evaluates the unit's operating status and performs troubleshooting of processes and ...
Senior Packaging Engineer
Mar 11
Hauppauge, NY, USA
Leading OTC Manufacturer
Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP ... Set specifications for bulk unit dimensions related to slat fit/size to ensure consistent fit and ...
Manager, Incident Response
Feb 15
New York, United States
You will work at the direction of a Vice President or Managing Director in the unit to scope ... Develop and refine policies and procedures for forensic and malware analyses. * Research, develop ...
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