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Average A-Operator Hourly Pay

$20.83
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,536
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an A-Operator is $20.83.
10%
$14.07
MEDIAN
$20.83
90%
$33.08
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $33
Bonus
$496 - $10,417
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$29,689 - $74,641
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What Do A-Operators Do?

A-Operator Tasks
  • Under direct supervision, responsible for performing operations and maintenance duties on a platform production facility.
  • Starts, operates, inspects and performs routine maintenance of facility equipment.
  • Notifies supervisory personnel of production and maintenance issues that require corrective action.
  • Enters production data in computer of handwritten logs and reports.
  • Monitors and interprets meters, gauges, pumps, compressors, instrument readings and charts.

Job Satisfaction for A-Operator

3.8 out of 5
(28)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for A-Operators?

Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Systems Troubleshooting and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Precision Measurement and Machine Operation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for A-Operators?

An early career A-Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.10 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career A-Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.89 based on 25 salaries. An experienced A-Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.85 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with A-Operator in their job title in Odessa, Texas earn an average of 65.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baytown, Texas (26.5% more) and Houston, Texas (21.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (39.0% less), San Antonio, Texas (30.4% less) and Memphis, Tennessee (16.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
15.0%