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Pump Operator Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 13,100 Pump Operators in the United States. The Pump Operator job market is expected to grow by 8.4% between 2014 and 2024.

Pump Operator Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Pump Operators with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,800 Pump Operators. That number is based on 1,100 additional Pump Operators, and the retirement of 6,700 existing Pump Operators.

Supply of Pump Operators

The Pump Operator industry is concentrated in Texas, California, and Pennsylvania.

Pump Operator Job Market by State

State name Employed Pump Operators
Texas 4,760
California 1,320
Pennsylvania 1,190
North Dakota 860
Oklahoma 500
New Jersey 340
Oregon 270
Ohio 250
Tennessee 180
Colorado 180
Massachusetts 180
Virginia 170
Florida 160
Missouri 110
Georgia 110
New Mexico 110
West Virginia 100
Michigan 100
Nevada 90
Kansas 90
Illinois 90
Kentucky 80
Maine 70
Wisconsin 70
Nebraska 70
Puerto Rico 70
North Carolina 60
New York 50
Mississippi 50
New Hampshire 50
Montana 30
Alabama 30

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