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

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in the state of Utah 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 Utah 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 Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,650
25th Percentile Wage
$48,830
50th Percentile Wage
$55,390
75th Percentile Wage
$64,340
90th Percentile Wage
$77,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,650.

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
$55,390
-4.73% -19.16%
2016
$58,010
-19.38% -
2015
$69,250
1.04% -
2014
$68,530
-0.42% -
2013
$68,820
4.10% -
2012
$66,000
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in state of Utah ranges from $51,910 to $74,210. The highest paying area for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Utah is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,210. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Ogden-Clearfield (mean annual salary $55,220). The lowest paying area is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $51,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$74,210
Ogden-Clearfield
$55,220
Salt Lake City
$51,910




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