Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

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What They Do

Operate or control petroleum refining or processing units. May specialize in controlling manifold and pumping systems, gauging or testing oil in storage tanks, or regulating the flow of oil into pipelines.


  • 2020 employment: 40,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $79,540

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 2,300
  • Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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