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Pumper Gauger Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$57,375 (USD)

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The average pay for a Pumper Gauger is $57,375 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Pumper Gauger is between $42,200 and $69,984. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates pumps and manifold systems to load petro-chemical products, such as caustic soda, methanol, and styrene into trucks, barges, and tank cars: reads loading order or receives instructions from supervisor.
  • Determines movement of products through lines from storage tanks to tank trucks, barges, and tank cars utilizing knowledge of interconnections, pipeline capacities, manifolds, and pumps.
  • Inspects and weighs vessels to prevent contamination and to satisfy loading procedures.
  • Coordinates product movement activities with other workers to ensure continuous flow of product.
  • Starts pumps, observes pressure and flowmeters, and turns valves to regulate flow of product to loading vessel according to loading procedures.
  • Signals other pumper-gaugers to open and close hatch valves and to gauge, sample, and determine temperature of tank contents.
  • Records operating data, such as products and quantities pumped, storage tank used, gauge readings, and operating time.
  • Inspects valves, flanges, manifolds throughout system and tightens connections, using handtools.
  • Delivers product samples to laboratory and affixes product warning placards onto vessel.
  • Operates blenders and heaters to mix, blend, and heat products.
  • May perform variety of tests to determine viscosity, specific gravity, and flash point of sample contents.
Pumper Gauger Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Job family population: 10,300

Estimated population of Pumper Gauger jobs: 2,549

Rate of error: 13.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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