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Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers (51-8093)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 398 376 -5.53 9 34 41
United States 39700 38900 0.0 900 3400 4300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 37.31 23.76 29.85 37.90 45.59 50.23
Alaska 39.97 30.34 33.93 37.74 45.22 58.41
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.08 18.29 22.23 33.83 51.16 68.75
Balance of State 40.75 33.07 34.99 38.17 44.51 56.37

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.