Petroleum Pump System Operator, Refinery Operator, and Gaugers Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in the state of North Carolina 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 North Carolina metropolitan 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$71,560
75th Percentile Wage
$64,710
50th Percentile Wage
$55,870
25th Percentile Wage
$47,550
10th Percentile Wage
$38,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$34.40
75th Percentile Wage
$31.11
50th Percentile Wage
$26.86
25th Percentile Wage
$22.86
10th Percentile Wage
$18.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.40. The median hourly salary is $26.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.27.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $55,870 20.36%
2013 $46,420 3.94%
2012 $44,660 -2.23%
2011 $45,680 -18.92%
2010 $56,340 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in state of North Carolina from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.94%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Petroleum Pump System Operator, Refinery Operator, and Gaugers Wage in North Carolina vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$55,870
Other Plant and System Operators
$50,810
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$73,900
Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$61,780
Power Plant Operators
$73,550
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$48,220
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$37,310

Petroleum Pump System Operator, Refinery Operator, and Gaugers Salary by State

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