How much does a Hot Oil Unit Operator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Hot Oil Unit Operator in the United States is $23 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $22 and $25. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Hot Oil Unit Operator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Hot Oil Unit Operator Salary $21 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Hot Oil Unit Operator Salary $22 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Hot Oil Unit Operator Salary $23 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Hot Oil Unit Operator Salary $25 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Hot Oil Unit Operator Salary $27 US April 24, 2024
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Problem Solving: Analyzing and identifying the root cause of problems and applying critical thinking skills to solve problems.

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Technical Support: Offering hands-on assistance and solutions to end-users in addressing and troubleshooting technical issues.

Problem Solving 4.81%
Electrical Testing 2.88%
Technical Support 1.92%
Others 90.39%

Job Description for Hot Oil Unit Operator

Hot Oil Unit Operator operates machinery used for proper breakdown of wax, paraffin and other buildup in hot oil units. Responsible for proper handling of hot oil truck and all other tools or machinery. Being a Hot Oil Unit Operator may be responsible for training new employees and ensuring that personnel is properly adhering to safety precautions. May perform administrative duties as necessary. Additionally, Hot Oil Unit Operator requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Hot Oil Unit Operator works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Hot Oil Unit Operator

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Hot Oil Unit Operator, the first career path typically progresses to Electric and Gas Operations Supervisor.

The second career path typically starts with a Meter Maintenance Technician position, and then progresses to Meter Operations Supervisor.

Additionally, the third career path typically starts with an Oilwell Pumper position, and then progresses to Oil and Gas Field Supervisor.

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Hot Oil Unit Operator salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Hot Oil Unit Operator, the highest Hot Oil Unit Operator salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Hot Oil Unit Operator salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Hot Oil Unit Operator salary is in Miami, FL, where the Hot Oil Unit Operator salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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