Petroleum Plant Operator Salary (United States)

A Petroleum Plant Operator earns an average wage of $25.37 per hour.
Petroleum Plant Operator Total Pay (?
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$38,783 - $82,992
(Median)
39K
52K
65K
83K
MEDIAN: $52,331
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75%
90%
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Petroleum Plant Operator Total Pay (?
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$16.28 - $35.23
(Median)
16
25
33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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75%
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,783 - $82,992  
   
Bonus
$25.00 - $6,040  
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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$37,213 - $85,731  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$23.36 - $52.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$25.00 - $6,040  
   
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).
)
$37,213 - $85,731  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Experience Affects Petroleum Plant Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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