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

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers amongst Ohio cities 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,930
25th Percentile Wage
$55,020
50th Percentile Wage
$64,060
75th Percentile Wage
$74,850
90th Percentile Wage
$82,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,930.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,060
-0.59% 12.83%
2016
$64,440
4.42% -
2015
$61,590
-3.64% -
2014
$63,830
12.28% -
2013
$55,990
0.27% -
2012
$55,840
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in state of Ohio ranges from $56,690 to $73,660. The highest paying area for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Ohio is Toledo with a median annual salary of $73,660. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Akron (mean annual salary $73,150). The lowest paying area is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Toledo
$73,660
Akron
$73,150
Columbus
$67,690
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$63,310
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$59,310
Cincinnati-Middletown
$58,390
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$58,060
Canton-Massillon
$57,730
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,690




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