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Refinery Operator Salary
in Washington, United States

$80,124 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$1,779

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Refinery Operator is $80,124 a year and $39 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Refinery Operator is between $57,058 and $99,037. 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 Washington, 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.
Refinery Operator Job Prevalence in Washington, 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:
$92,886
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Refinery Operator Job Listings for Washington, United States

Blast Operator
Feb 13
Tacoma, WA, USA
Bradken
The Blast Operator will be responsible for * Remove sand from castings * Identify and remove ... Through its Social Innovation Business, Hitachi aims to refine technologies and develop new ones to ...
Manufacturing Plant Operator - Take Off
Dec 7
Seattle, WA, USA
CertainTeed
CertainTeed, under the Saint-Gobain parent umbrella, is currently looking for a positive and energetic Take Off Operator to help move finished drywall stacks from one area of the plant to another on ...
Sandblaster Operator
Feb 1
Auburn, WA, USA
Skills Inc.
Sandblaster Operator FULL-TIME $15/hr The ideal candidate is expected to pull staged jobs for sand blasting, complete paperwork, and when finished deliver to other work areas. Sandblasting Operator ...
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Feb 1
Everett, United States
Uber Driver Partners
... operator, shuttle driver, bus chauffeur) you might also consider partnering with Uber and earn great money. We also welcome drivers who have worked with other peer-to-peer ridesharing or driving ...
Looking to earn more money as a Operator ? Drive with Uber!
Feb 1
Southworth, United States
Uber Driver Partners
... operator, shuttle driver, bus chauffeur) you might also consider partnering with Uber and earn great money. We also welcome drivers who have worked with other peer-to-peer ridesharing or driving ...
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