Petroleum Pump System Operator, Refinery Operator, and Gaugers Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers among Mississippi areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,320
25th Percentile Wage
$61,040
50th Percentile Wage
$85,980
75th Percentile Wage
$95,060
90th Percentile Wage
$100,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$85,980
4.34% 11.10%
2015
$82,250
12.55% -
2014
$71,930
-8.34% -
2013
$77,930
1.91% -
2012
$76,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in state of Mississippi ranges from $47,950 to $89,470. The highest paying area for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $89,470. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,060). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $47,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$89,470
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$56,060
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,720
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$49,920
Jackson
$47,950




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