Operator Gas Compressor Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Operator Gas Compressor in United States

The average salary of a(n) Operator Gas Compressor in United States is $63,206.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Operator Gas Compressor in United States is $30.39.

The average bonus of a(n) Operator Gas Compressor in United States is $1,422.00.

Job Description:

Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes. Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system. Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions. Records instrument readings and operational changes in operating log. May operate purification tanks (scrubbers) to purify air or byproduct gases. May tend pumps to mix specified amounts of acids and caustics with water for use in purifying gases. May perform minor repairs on equipment, using hand tools. May conduct chemical tests to determine sulfur or moisture content in gas. Less

Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes. Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Monitors meters, gauges,... More

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