Average Gas Plant Operator Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Gas Plant Operator in Canada is C$38.85.
MEDIAN C$38.85
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Hourly Rate
C$26 - C$53
C$2,000 - C$11,635
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$4,500
Total Pay
C$62,002 - C$130,400

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Job Description for Gas Plant Operator

Gas Plant Operator Tasks
  • Operate natural gas plant and pipeline equipment including amine treating plants, chilled water gas conditioning skids, and more.
  • Inspect equipment and controls at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.
  • Adjust controls to operate equipment in the recommended or prescribed operating ranges.
  • Start-up and shutdown plant equipment.
  • Operate plant equipment and systems.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Gas Plant Operator

Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation, Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Plant Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Gas Plant Operator

An early career Gas Plant Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$29.67 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Gas Plant Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$37.97 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Gas Plant Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44.32 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$42.
Employees with Gas Plant Operator in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 39.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Grande Prairie, Alberta (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort St. John, British Columbia (30.5% less) and Calgary, Alberta (9.9% less).

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