How much does a Refinery Operator II make in the United States? The average Refinery Operator II salary in the United States is $70,330 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $64,365 and $78,307. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Refinery Operator II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Refinery Operator II Salary $58,935 US November 27, 2023
25th Percentile Refinery Operator II Salary $64,365 US November 27, 2023
50th Percentile Refinery Operator II Salary $70,330 US November 27, 2023
75th Percentile Refinery Operator II Salary $78,307 US November 27, 2023
90th Percentile Refinery Operator II Salary $85,569 US November 27, 2023
25% $64,365 10% $58,935 90% $85,569 75% $78,307 $70,330 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Refinery Operator II

Refinery Operator II controls equipment systems that process natural gas or petroleum into specified products. Responsibilities include monitoring pressure and flow and reading gauges and adjusting valves as needed. Being a Refinery Operator II may be responsible for identifying and correcting problems in the refinery process. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Refinery Operator II may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty in the field. May lead or direct the work of others. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. To be a Refinery Operator II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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