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Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The gas compressor and gas pumping station operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,000
25th Percentile Wage
$52,820
50th Percentile Wage
$62,810
75th Percentile Wage
$72,960
90th Percentile Wage
$80,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gas compressor and gas pumping station operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) gas compressor and gas pumping station operators is $80,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,000. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 91% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,810
3.73% 18.56%
2016
$60,470
3.51% -
2015
$58,350
3.55% -
2014
$56,280
3.30% -
2013
$54,420
6.01% -
2012
$51,150
- -

Table 2. Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for gas compressor and gas pumping station operators occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $73,780. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $35,930).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$73,780
Utilities
$68,230
Transportation and Warehousing
$65,110
Mining
$64,720
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,890
Manufacturing
$47,220
Wholesale Trade
$46,600
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,150
Retail Trade
$35,930

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only gas compressor and gas pumping station operators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $36,900 to $72,340. The highest paying state for gas compressor and gas pumping station operators is Arizona with a median annual salary of $72,340. The lowest paying state is Maine with a median annual salary of $36,900. For more salary information of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Arizona
$72,340
Iowa
$70,860
Ohio
$70,760
California
$70,710
Nebraska
$67,750
North Dakota
$67,360
Massachusetts
$66,790
Missouri
$66,750
Illinois
$65,920
Colorado
$65,860
Oklahoma
$63,800
West Virginia
$63,510
Mississippi
$63,370
Georgia
$63,070
Wyoming
$61,510
Utah
$61,420
Montana
$61,350
Indiana
$60,680
Arkansas
$60,650
Pennsylvania
$59,830
New York
$58,640
South Carolina
$57,410
New Mexico
$57,400
Tennessee
$57,360
Alabama
$57,300
Virginia
$57,130
Kansas
$56,330
Texas
$52,760
Florida
$51,740
New Jersey
$51,330
Maryland
$46,870
Kentucky
$43,920
Washington
$38,720
Minnesota
$37,590
Maine
$36,900



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