Gas Station Attendant Salary

For Gas Station Attendants, hourly average wages total $9.20 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Gas Station Attendants is high. The majority of Gas Station Attendants (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Just under a fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to a tenth collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$24,000 - $40,678
$28K
MEDIAN: $28,104
50%

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$7.79 - $11.46
$7
$9
$11
MEDIAN: $9.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$28,104  
   
Bonus
$150.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,326 - $26,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.79 - $11.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $3.40  
Overtime
$8.47 - $17.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$150.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,326 - $26,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251

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Job Description for Gas Station Attendant

Gas station attendants are responsible for taking money from customers making purchases from a gas station. In addition to fuel, customers may be purchasing food, toiletries, lottery tickets, and other items. Attendants may also be responsible for filling customers' gas tanks in states that do not allow self-service; in this case, they activate fuel pumps and fill fuel tanks with gasoline or diesel fuel to the amount the customer requested. Gas station attendants also clean the inside and outside of the store, including pick up trash and dispose of it properly. They frequently work outside during inclement weather, which may include rain, snow, and hot weather. They also order new stock when necessary and stock or rotate items on the shelves. The end of the shift involves calculating total payments received during the shift and tallying up total sales received.

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Gas Station Attendant Tasks

  • Maintain sanitation of kiosks, dispensers, islands and other station equipment.
  • Observe flow of automobiles being filled with gasoline.
  • Show and assist customers in dispensing gasoline.
  • Record purchases in register.
  • Monitor gas dispensers and collect money for gas, oil and cigarettes purchased by customers.

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Popular Skills for Gas Station Attendant


Gas Station Attendants usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Customer Service, Cleaning, and Cash Handling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people familiar with Cash Handling also know Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Gas Station Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Gas Station Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Station Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 217 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Station Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Gas Station Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 21 salaries. A Gas Station Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Gas Station Attendant?

Gas Station Attendant in Kapowsin:
Pros: Meeting people in neighborhood, only couple hours a week . Not to overwhelming.
Cons: Lots of paper work not that much time. No back up coverage to do all the things that need done and also take care of customers.

Gas Station Attendant in Lansing:
"Gas station experience."
Pros: I like being able to get to know my customers. I know most of them by name. For this reason, I like being able to work at one location for a considerable time. I have always organized and controlled the cooler in my stores. This is the source of a large percentage of sales, and it's crucial to have organized and well stocked. My doing this also relieves the manager of one responsibility and a great deal of time. This has always been a source of pride for me.
Cons: The long hours on my feet on a concrete floor have taken a toll on my legs and feet. My only other issue is the occasional stranger who looks at service people as beneath the need to be treated with respect. Luckily, most people are respectful and courteous.

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Key Stats for Gas Station Attendant

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Gas Station Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

▲19%

▲1%

National Average
$19,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Gas Station Attendant Salaries

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$19,000

Cleaning
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 79%
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