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Gauger Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$57,452 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,011

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gauger is $57,452 a year and $28 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Gauger is between $41,731 and $70,546. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gauger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Job Summary

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.
Gauger Job Prevalence in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job family: Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Job family population: 38,700

Estimated population of Gauger jobs: 15,220

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,603
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the Midwestern United States based on increase of economic output, which had a population of 2,190,209 as of the 2018 census estimates. This makes it Ohio's largest metropolitan area and the nation's 28th-largest. With a...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gauger is $57,452 a year and $28 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Gauger is between $41,731 and $70,546. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gauger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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