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Average Salary for Flint Hills Resources Employees

A typical Flint Hills Resources employee can expect to make $82K per year. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Flint Hills Resources. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Flint Hills Resources typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Flint Hills Resources
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (4)
$56,151 - $96,435  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (4)
Salary$58,719 - $91,455  
Bonus$1,067 - $13,289  
Total Pay$56,151 - $96,435  
[+]Refinery Operator (3)
$37,506 - $90,261  
[+]Refinery Operator (3)
Total Pay$37,506 - $90,261  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
$55,700 - $109,112  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
Salary$58,539 - $105,187  
Total Pay$55,700 - $109,112  
[+]Master Scheduler (2)
$80,250 - $234,687  
[+]Master Scheduler (2)
Salary$79,230 - $147,237  
Bonus$2,367 - $14,005  
Total Pay$80,250 - $234,687  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Port Arthur; St. Paul (approximately $113K), Rosemount ($108K), and Corpus Christi ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Wichita at around $63K. Within the firm, employees working in Minnesota take home the most — about $107K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Reliability Engineers — their earnings average around $126K. Master Schedulers are a close second at $115K along with Senior Chemical Engineers (about $114K) and Environmental Health & Safety Specialists ($82K). Flint Hills Resources hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Mechanical Engineers (approximately $79K).

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of $79K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $74K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns $117K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineer s have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $122K. Salaries typically rise to $115K per year for accredited Pressure Vessels Inspectors. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Flint Hills Resources come out on top, and their salaries approach around $210K annually.


In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $132K. Project Management is a popular skill among Flint Hills Resources workers, with close to one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Chemical Process Engineering, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 38 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for almost all employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

20 %
80 %
$50,868 - $196,527
$62,307 - $116,339
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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