Do you want to be part of an industry that fuels America's future? Are you hard-working? Creative? A leader?
With the right training and education, you can embark on a well-paying, in-demand career that improves the quality of life for all Americans. Whether you are interested in becoming a skilled or business professional, an engineer or a chemist, the fuel and petrochemical industries offer a wealth of opportunities for real people just like you.
AFPM and its members represent high-tech American manufacturers from virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals that serve as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life.
The fuel and petrochemical industries are two of the largest U.S. industries and collectively support nearly two million American jobs. The industries are expected to support almost 3.9 million jobs by 2025. Industry jobs are high-paying. The average annual salary in the refinery industry is $111,542, and the average annual salary in the chemical industry is nearly $93,000. Meanwhile, the average wage in all industries in $62,063.
Ready to get a job in the industry? Start by learning more about in-demand careers, educational opportunities, and veterans programs. Finally, check out the opportunities offered by AFPM members at their careers sites.