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Petroleum Inspector Salary

$35,284 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$473

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Petroleum Inspector is $35,284 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Inspector is between $26,921 and $42,140. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Petroleum Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Inspects consignments of crude or refined petroleum to certify that consignments conform to contract specifications.
  • Lowers container into tank and withdraws samples from top, middle, and bottom of tank.
  • Pours samples into bottles and routes samples to laboratory for analysis.
  • Examines petroleum during transfer into receiving tank for discoloration or water.
  • Sounds shore tank with steel tape and consults calibration tables to determine quantity of consignment.
  • Writes report of findings.
  • May conduct laboratory analyses.
  • May calibrate tanks, meters, and tank cars.
Petroleum Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 557,510

Estimated population of Petroleum Inspector jobs: 4,594

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,903
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Petroleum Inspector Job Listings for United States

Quality Inspector
Oct 25
Glendale, AZ, USA
National Pump Company
We manufacture vertical turbine pumps for the agricultural, municipal, petroleum, mining and ... Provides in-process inspections for first-article products as necessary to ensure product meets or ...
CDL Truck Driver
Nov 26
Augusta, GA, USA
Cadence Petroleum
Cadence Petroleum Group and Halco Lubricants is a fast growing automotive, commercial, and ... Performs daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections, corrective and preventative maintenance and ...
CDL Driver Class A - Fuel Delivery Driver - $3,000 Sign On Bonus
Nov 6
Saint Paul Park, MN, USA
Marathon Petroleum
Understand and operate under specified Driver Safety Standards at all times while operating tank truck and trailer to deliver refined petroleum products. * Perform pre-trip inspection on tank truck ...
Construction Crew Lead (Petroleum)
Nov 22
Montgomery, AL, USA
SPATCO Energy Solutions
Description SPATCO is looking for an energetic Petroleum Construction Crew Leader to join our team ... inspections and visitors. • Maintain product warranty documentation. • Create and maintain ...
Tank Inspector
Nov 1
Dallas, United States
Delek US
Tank Inspector Location: Dallas, TX, US, 75251 #job-location.job-location-inline { display: inline; } Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum ...

The average pay for a Petroleum Inspector is $35,284 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Inspector is between $26,921 and $42,140. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Petroleum Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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