Petroleum Pump System Operator, Refinery Operator, and Gaugers Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in the state of West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,500
25th Percentile Wage
$59,340
50th Percentile Wage
$67,770
75th Percentile Wage
$76,220
90th Percentile Wage
$81,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,500.

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
$67,770
17.09% 31.53%
2016
$56,190
3.84% -
2015
$54,030
4.55% -
2014
$51,570
7.00% -
2013
$47,960
3.25% -
2012
$46,400
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in state of West Virginia ranges from $57,630 to $71,500. The highest paying area for petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in West Virginia is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $71,500. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Charleston (mean annual salary $71,360). The lowest paying area is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $57,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntington-Ashland
$71,500
Charleston
$71,360
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$63,260
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$57,630




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