Gas Station Attendant Salary

Gas Station Attendants in the United States take home approximately $9.29 per hour on average. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Gas Station Attendants (61 percent) who took the survey are men. Just under a fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in eight collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$24,417 - $48,499
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,400
50%

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$7.95 - $11.81
$7
$9
$12
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$0$48K
Salary $30,400
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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$16,637 - $27,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $7.95 - $11.81
Hourly Tips $0.09 - $2.25
Overtime $7.04 - $21.39
Annual Data $0$27K
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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$16,637 - $27,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 213

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.

Gas Station Attendant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Gas Station Attendant


Popular Skills for Gas Station Attendant


Gas Station Attendants who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Customer Service, Cleaning, and Cash Handling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cash Handling. It is often found that people who know Cash Handling are also skilled in 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.

Gas Station Attendant Reviews

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 New York:
"Good."
Pros: It is fun and I get to interact with people.
Cons: I think it can be very stinky in the bathroom.

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.

Gas Station Attendant in Malvern:
"Absolutely terrible."
Pros: I get free pop and plenty of hours every week.
Cons: Literally everything - the job is super stressful and dangerous, and I'm basically doing the work of 4 other employees.

Gas Station Attendant in Ankeny:
"Great enivironment."
Pros: I like that I'm able to do multiple things, and can stay busy and on my feet.
Cons: Sttressful, occasionally get angry people and not sure how to handle it, and makes me angry at myself of r not being able to take care of the situations.

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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 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Gas Station Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

▲16%

National Average
$20,000

▼1%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Gas Station Attendant Salaries

National Average
$20,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Cleaning
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 75%