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Operator salary in the United States

Average salary
$45,500/yr
Based on 31,753 income tax records
$19,500
$118,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$19,500
$118,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Operator in the United States is $45,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,753 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as operators. Operator salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $118,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Operator salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Lake Charles Metro Area, LA
195 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$68K – $119K
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Beaumont Metro Area, TX
369 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$56K – $117K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
357 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$51K – $113K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
1,506 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$47K – $111K
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Corpus Christi Metro Area, TX
173 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$49K – $110K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
122 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$45K – $99K
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Mobile Metro Area, AL
148 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$51K – $86K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
255 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$48K – $99K
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Longview Metro Area, TX
115 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$43K – $88K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
259 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$41K – $88K
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Lafayette Metro Area, LA
106 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$37K – $73K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
290 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$37K – $78K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
125 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$38K – $71K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
122 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$38K – $78K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
151 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$38K – $68K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
118 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$34K – $70K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
589 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$35K – $70K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
225 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$37K – $64K
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Kingsport Metro Area, TN
113 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$36K – $61K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
126 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$38K – $63K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
214 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$35K – $64K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
126 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$33K – $59K
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Toledo Metro Area, OH
128 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$31K – $59K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
235 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$32K – $61K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
262 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$34K – $58K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
277 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $61K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
107 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$31K – $59K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
200 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$34K – $59K
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Augusta Metro Area, GA
105 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$31K – $62K
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Evansville Metro Area, IN
119 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $55K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
144 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$32K – $60K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
161 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$31K – $64K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
438 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$32K – $54K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
249 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$30K – $60K
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New York Metro Area, NY
252 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$30K – $58K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
198 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$32K – $52K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
194 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$31K – $52K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
108 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$32K – $60K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
127 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$31K – $49K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
235 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$32K – $53K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
180 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$31K – $53K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
195 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$28K – $61K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
303 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$29K – $50K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
306 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$31K – $48K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
139 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $50K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
172 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$27K – $47K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
188 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $46K
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Chattanooga Metro Area, TN
109 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$30K – $43K
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Greenville Metro Area, SC
171 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$28K – $46K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
336 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$27K – $52K

Operator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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ExxonMobil, East Baton Rouge County, LA
10 income tax records
$147,500/yr
$117K – $161K
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Shell Oil Products Company, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$146,500/yr
$135K – $157K
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Bp Products North America, Whatcom County, WA
14 income tax records
$143,500/yr
$133K – $147K
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Valero Services, Nueces County, TX
11 income tax records
$141,000/yr
$127K – $155K
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Equistar Chemicals, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$139,000/yr
$130K – $154K
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Phillips 66 Company, Brazoria County, TX
17 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$125K – $147K
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Houston Refining, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$137,000/yr
$122K – $140K
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Marathon Petroleum, Galveston County, TX
31 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$127K – $139K
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Motiva Enterprises, Jefferson County, TX
13 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$124K – $145K
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Sasol USA, Calcasieu County, LA
14 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$115K – $137K
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Chevron, Solano County, CA
12 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$123K – $148K
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Lyondell Chemical Company, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$99K – $146K
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Sinclair Oil, Carbon County, WY
14 income tax records
$124,500/yr
$114K – $137K
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Enterprise Products Company, Chambers County, TX
10 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$116K – $134K
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Hollyfrontier Payroll Services, Laramie County, WY
13 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$105K – $126K
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Citgo Petroleum, Calcasieu County, LA
20 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$106K – $124K
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Olin, Brazoria County, TX
27 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$91K – $121K
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Flint Hills Resources Corpus, Nueces County, TX
10 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$112K – $122K
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Westlake Management Services, Calcasieu County, LA
20 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$102K – $127K
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Dow, Brazoria County, TX
28 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$74K – $112K
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Eastman Chemical Company, Gregg County, TX
18 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$93K – $106K
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J.R. Simplot, Sweetwater County, WY
19 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$88K – $108K
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Formosa Plastics Tex, Victoria County, TX
15 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$80K – $100K
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Am Ns Calvert, Mobile County, AL
21 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$73K – $92K
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Kennecott Utah Copper Corporatio, Salt Lake County, UT
12 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$74K – $87K
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Novelis Corp, Oswego County, NY
29 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$76K – $85K
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Csl Behring, Kankakee County, IL
13 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$68K – $89K
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Mosaic Fertilizer, Polk County, FL
10 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$71K – $79K
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ADM, Macon County, IL
24 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$64K – $74K
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Outokumpu Stainless, Mobile County, AL
13 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$62K – $67K
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Lilly, Marion County, IN
10 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$42K – $75K
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General Mills, Marion County, MO
11 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$43K – $52K
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Novolex Shields, Yakima County, WA
11 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$42K – $49K
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Avago Technologies US, Larimer County, CO
12 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$40K – $49K
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Robert Bosch, Anderson County, SC
14 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$37K – $43K
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Dana Sealing Products, Henry County, TN
10 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$37K – $41K
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Mars, Bradley County, TN
10 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$35K – $43K
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Berry Plastics Opco, Vanderburgh County, IN
13 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$34K – $38K
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US Synthetic, Utah County, UT
18 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $43K
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Foundation Food Group Services L, Hall County, GA
16 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$29K – $39K
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Vitesco Technologies USA, Guadalupe County, TX
11 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $35K
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Gold Creek Processing, Hall County, GA
13 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $34K
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Smr Automotive System USA, St. Clair County, MI
11 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$23K – $26K

Operator demographics in the United States

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64% are single
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36% are married
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45% have kids
own a home icon
33% own a home

Operator salaries by age

$0
$12,625
$25,250
$37,875
$50,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Operators in the United States

31,753 full-time salaries from 2019
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