• Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 73,810
    $44,720 range bar $93,590
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers operate or control petroleum refining or processing units. They may specialize in controlling manifold and pumping systems, gauging or testing oil in storage tanks, or regulating the flow of oil into pipelines.

What do they typically do

  • Plan production or operational procedures or sequences
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Operate energy distribution equipment
  • Signal others to coordinate work activities
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of water, cleaning solutions, or other liquids

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.0%
Job Openings 20

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
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