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Refinery Operator Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$85,462 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$1,897

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Refinery Operator is $85,462 a year and $41 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Refinery Operator is between $60,859 and $105,635. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Refinery Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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.
Refinery Operator Job Prevalence in Alexandria, Virginia, United States

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

Job family population: 38,700

Estimated population of Refinery Operator jobs: 6,363

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$99,074
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Refinery Operator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

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Jul 3
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Eversheds Sutherland
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May 18
Forestville, United States
Flippo Construction
Flippo is looking for a self-motivated, reliable Gas Operator with work related experience operating excavator equipment. Applicants must hold an active DC Operators license. An operator is ...
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Jul 17
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
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A/V Operator Support
Jul 12
Washington, DC, USA
Ford Audio-Video Systems
Operate, maintain and repair various types of communication and presentation technology used to assist corporations with the dynamic communication needs. Responsibilities: * Provide excellent ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Refinery Operator is $85,462 a year and $41 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Refinery Operator is between $60,859 and $105,635. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Refinery Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Refinery Operator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Cyber Defense Operator
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Jul 3
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