Operator salary in Houston Metro Area, TX

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Based on 1,714 income tax records
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How much do Operators make?
The average total salary for a Operator is $78,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,714 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Operator salary can vary between $23,000 to $162,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Operator salary by location

Operator salary by company

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Equistar Chemicals, Harris County, TX
18 income tax records
$127K – $174K
Houston Refining, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$85K – $185K
Valero Services, Galveston County, TX
14 income tax records
$121K – $177K
Chevron, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$72K – $175K
Shell Oil Products Company, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$115K – $176K
Marathon Petroleum, Galveston County, TX
36 income tax records
$87K – $177K
Phillips 66 Company, Brazoria County, TX
26 income tax records
$95K – $175K
Lyondell Chemical Company, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$93K – $158K
ExxonMobil, Chambers County, TX
37 income tax records
$85K – $174K
Olin, Brazoria County, TX
27 income tax records
$84K – $148K
Enterprise Products Company, Chambers County, TX
24 income tax records
$99K – $147K
Dow, Brazoria County, TX
35 income tax records
$52K – $170K
Kinder Morgan, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$59K – $113K

Operator demographics in Houston Metro Area, TX

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45% are single
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55% are married
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52% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Operators in Houston Metro Area, TX

1,714 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a operator in Houston Metro Area, TX is $78,500 per year. Operator salaries in Houston Metro Area, TX can vary between $23,000 to $162,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,714 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for operators near Houston Metro Area, TX: Equistar Chemicals ($154,500 a year), Houston Refining ($149,000 a year), and Valero Services ($147,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for operators near Houston Metro Area, TX: Sweeny, TX ($130,000 a year), League City, TX ($120,000 a year), and West Columbia, TX ($119,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.