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Tank Farm Gauger Salary

How much does a Tank Farm Gauger make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Tank Farm Gauger

$58,281 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,026 (USD)/yr

$57,575 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,026 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Gauges and tests amount of oil in storage tanks, and regulates flow of oil and, other petroleum products into pipelines at wells, tank farms, refineries, and marine and rail terminals, following prescribed standards and regulations: gauges quantity of oil in storage tanks before and after delivery, using calibrated steel tape and conversion tables. Lowers thermometer into tanks to obtain temperature reading. Turns bleeder valves, or lowers sample container into tank to obtain oil sample. Tests oil to determine amount of bottom sediment, water, and foreign materials, using centrifugal tester. Calculates test results, using standard formulas. Records readings and test results. Starts pumps, and opens valves on pipelines and tanks to regulate and direct flow of oil from and into tanks, according to delivery schedules. Reads automatic gauges at specified time intervals to determine flow rate of oil into or out of tanks and amount of oil in tanks. Inspects pipelines, valves, and flanges to detect malfunctions, such as loose connections and leaks. Tightens connections with wrenches, greases and oils valves, using grease gun and oilcan. Reports leaks or defective valves to maintenance personnel. Clamps seal around valves to secure tanks. May gauge tanks containing petroleum and natural gas byproducts, such as condensate or natural gasoline. May operate pumps, teletype, and mobile radio. May clean pumps, machinery, and equipment. May issue delivery or receiving tickets. May record meter and pressure readings at gas wells. May regulate flow of products into pipelines, using automate.
The average tank farm gauger salary in United States is $58,281 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,026. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,333 (USD)

$71,563 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$67,564 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Tank Farm Gauger will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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