Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Refinery Operator is $123,587
What Do Refinery Operators Do?
Refinery operators generally work in companies that are involved in the gas and oil industries, and the geographical locations of the jobs are limited to areas that have oil refineries. Generally, a high school diploma or equivalent is required, although additional education may be preferred. A professional background with refinery operations or a related field is usually needed as well.
The refinery operator's daily work mostly involves managing the operations at a refinery to ensure that …Read more
- Ensure smooth refinery operations through efficient use of equipment and regular maintenance.
- Conduct process control duties, identifying areas for improvement.
- Anticipate machinery malfunctions and develop contingency plans to minimize process interruptions.