Lease Operator Salary
|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).)
|$42,616 - $80,905|
|Hourly Rate||$17.95 - $34.48|
|Overtime||$25.74 - $50.16|
|Bonus||$550 - $10,113|
|Total Pay (||$42,616 - $80,905|
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.Read More...
A lease operator plays an important role within the oil industry. This person has a number of responsibilities, all associated with ensuring that the equipment is functioning to maximum capacity and safety. Some common responsibilities and tasks associated with being a lease operator include inspecting equipment, checking for cracks and separations within equipment, checking for loose fittings, ensuring that oil lines are not blocked by objects, examining gauges and vales, ensuring correct flow of oil and gases, maintaining engines on pumps, performing maintenance on pumps, testing various parts within equipment, maintaining constant and accurate paperwork regarding maintenance, taking constant measurements of fluids, recording data relating to gas or oil flowing through pipelines, measuring oil in storage tanks, charting natural gas, measuring natural gas digitally and through analog, studying data regarding gas and equipment, monitoring wells, operating heavy equipment, and operating well compressors.
Overall, the lease operator serves to ensure that the facility’s sales are maximized. This person should be extremely analytical and pay great attention to detail. This position requires a person who is reliable and can work independently with no supervision. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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.
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