Lease Operator Salary (United States)

A Lease Operator earns an average wage of $26.22 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Lease Operator Total Pay (?
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$38,916 - $77,829
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,621
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Lease Operator Total Pay (?
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$17.12 - $32.99
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,916 - $77,829  
   
Bonus
$73.97 - $10,256  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,878 - $86,733  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $32.99  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $49.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$73.97 - $10,256  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,878 - $86,733  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Job Description for Lease Operator
  • Operate heavy equipment, such as backhoe and vacuum truck.
  • Gauge production on wells and inspect equipment for leaks, broken seals, or vandalism.
  • Operate and maintain well compressors for gas lift and compression.
  • Oversee, operate, and maintain lease production facilities to maximize sales and minimize lease operating expenses.
  • Perform lease maintenance such as minor repairs on surface pumps and other equipment.

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Experience Affects Lease Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.
Gender
Female
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Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%
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