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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gas compressor and gas pumping station operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
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|
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New York|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Jersey|| |