Information About Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers

Training Requirements for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers

Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers
Training for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers
Percent
Less than High School 4.8
High School 38.6
Some College 31.9
Associates Degree 11.3
Bachelors Degree 12.6
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment outlook for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, And Gaugers

Represents about 42,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 17,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers make $32.63 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers $20.17 $25.69 $32.40 $38.88 $46.19
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Plant and system operators $15.71 $20.71 $27.93 $36.29 $44.47
Miscellaneous plant and system operators $18.45 $24.00 $30.49 $37.05 $43.79
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers make $67,870 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers $41,960 $53,430 $67,400 $80,860 $96,070
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Plant and system operators $32,680 $43,080 $58,100 $75,490 $92,500
Miscellaneous plant and system operators $38,370 $49,920 $63,430 $77,060 $91,080
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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