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Working as a Gas Station Manager

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a gas station manager. For example, did you know that they make an average of $24.25 an hour? That's $50,448 a year!

What Does a Gas Station Manager Do

There are certain skills that many gas station managers have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed leadership skills, communication skills and management skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a gas station manager, we found that a lot of resumes listed 17.9% of gas station managers included customer service, while 11.7% of resumes included payroll, and 9.4% of resumes included bank deposits. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the gas station manager job title. But what industry to start with? Most gas station managers actually find jobs in the retail and energy industries.

How To Become a Gas Station Manager

If you're interested in becoming a gas station manager, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 27.9% of gas station managers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 7.2% of gas station managers have master's degrees. Even though some gas station managers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a gas station manager. When we researched the most common majors for a gas station manager, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on gas station manager resumes include associate degree degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a gas station manager. In fact, many gas station manager jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many gas station managers also have previous career experience in roles such as manager or customer service representative.

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Average Salary$50,448

Gas Station Manager Jobs

Gas Station Manager Career Paths

Top Careers Before Gas Station Manager

Cashier
17.0 %
Manager
9.4 %

Top Careers After Gas Station Manager

Manager
12.2 %
Cashier
9.0 %

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Average Salary for a Gas Station Manager

Gas Station Managers in America make an average salary of $50,448 per year or $24 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $75,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $33,000 per year.
Average Salary
$50,448

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Manager, Natural Gas
Manager, Natural Gas
Cf Industries Employee Services, LLC
Cf Industries Employee Services, LLC
03/14/2018
03/14/2018
$145,00003/14/2018
$145,000
Gas Station Manager
Gas Station Manager
A & S Unlimited Inc.
A & S Unlimited Inc.
01/20/2017
01/20/2017
$51,96001/20/2017
$51,960
Gas Station Manager
Gas Station Manager
Jubilee Seven Eleven LLC
Jubilee Seven Eleven LLC
05/26/2016
05/26/2016
$42,32805/26/2016
$42,328
Gas Station Manager
Gas Station Manager
St. Abram Business Investment Group, Inc.
St. Abram Business Investment Group, Inc.
03/18/2016
03/18/2016
$42,82703/18/2016
$42,827
Gas Station Manager
Gas Station Manager
Desoto Gas 4 Less
Desoto Gas 4 Less
06/30/2015
06/30/2015
$43,28506/30/2015
$43,285

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Gas Station Manager Demographics

Gender

male

64.0 %

female

30.0 %

unknown

6.0 %

Ethnicity

White

65.7 %

Hispanic or Latino

16.6 %

Black or African American

8.4 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

40.0 %

Arabic

22.9 %

Hindi

8.6 %
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Gas Station Manager Education

Majors

Business
24.5 %

Degrees

High School Diploma

31.9 %

Bachelors

27.9 %

Associate

19.1 %

Top Colleges for Gas Station Managers

1. SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

Delhi, NY

In-State Tuition
$8,360
Enrollment
3,142

2. SUNY Farmingdale

Farmingdale, NY

In-State Tuition
$8,306
Enrollment
9,394

3. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

4. University of Georgia

Athens, GA

In-State Tuition
$11,830
Enrollment
29,474

5. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

In-State Tuition
$9,992
Enrollment
33,495

6. Stanford University

Stanford, CA

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

7. Baylor University

Waco, TX

In-State Tuition
$45,542
Enrollment
14,159

8. SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

Alfred, NY

In-State Tuition
$8,570
Enrollment
3,721

9. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

In-State Tuition
$51,853
Enrollment
14,759

10. Ball State University

Muncie, IN

In-State Tuition
$9,896
Enrollment
15,529
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Top Skills For a Gas Station Manager

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 17.9% of gas station managers listed customer service on their resume, but soft skills such as leadership skills and communication skills are important as well.

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Top Gas Station Manager Employers

1. Meijer
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$27,129
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
22+
2. Shell Energy North America
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$40,195
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
17+
3. Chevron
5.0
Avg. Salary: 
$40,007
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
12+
4. Stop & Shop
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$28,806
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
11+
5. CITGO Petroleum
4.9
Avg. Salary: 
$43,332
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
9+
6. Sunoco
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$27,777
Gas Station Managers Hired: 
8+

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Updated October 2, 2020