The average pay for a Gas Plant Operator is C$40.84 per hour.

C$60,402 - C$140,986
C$60K
C$95K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$94,979
10%
50%
90%
C$24.97 - C$55.51
C$25
C$39
C$56
MEDIAN: C$39.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$140K
Salary C$60,402 - C$140,986
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,943
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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C$57,170 - C$137,487
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data C$0C$103
Hourly Rate C$24.97 - C$55.51
Overtime C$35.49 - C$104
Annual Data C$0C$137K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,943
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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C$57,170 - C$137,487
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Gas Plant Operator

A gas plant operator is responsible for overseeing and operating all equipment that processes gas for utility companies. This person works within a factory or plant setting, where hours and shifts can vary. A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. However, a two-year technical or vocational program is often recommended that includes courses in physics, chemistry, mechanical equipment, and office applications. Much of the training in this area is done on the job. This position is supervisory in nature.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gas Plant Operator

Pay by Experience for a Gas Plant Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Plant Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Plant Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$87,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Gas Plant Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$106,000 based on 29 salaries. A Gas Plant Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$105,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Gas Plant Operator?

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"Argo."
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Key Stats for Gas Plant Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Gas Plant Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
C$90,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%