Lease Operator Salary

Men account for the majority of Lease Operators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $26.41 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Lease Operators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,440 - $78,961
$44K
$60K
$79K
MEDIAN: $59,759
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$17.95 - $34.48
$18
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$34
MEDIAN: $26.41
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$0$80K
Salary $44,440 - $78,961
Bonus $550 - $10,113
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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$42,616 - $80,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $17.95 - $34.48
Overtime $25.74 - $50.16
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $550 - $10,113
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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$42,616 - $80,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

Job Description for Lease Operator

A lease operator is a person generally hired by an oil company or construction company who works within the field to monitor equipment and procedures. This is a position which involves work outside within the elements, not indoors or within an office. Formal education may not be required within this position, as most companies value experience within the field above all else. This person will work a full-time, 40-hour week. Oftentimes, a lease operator will be called upon to work extended hours.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lease Operator

Pay by Experience for a Lease Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Lease Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lease Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Lease Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. A Lease Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 14 salaries.

Lease Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lease Operator?

Lease Operator in Victoria:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Time home with family. Paid vacation.
Cons: I feel that the pay is to low for my time invested with the company.

Lease Operator in New Town nd:
Pros: Work alone or unsupervised. Being trusted to get job done.
Cons: Not going anywhere, no advancement.

Key Stats for Lease Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Lease Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

Experienced
▼3%

Late-Career
▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 17%