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How much does a Pump Operator make in the United States?

Average Pump Operator Hourly Wage in the United States

Pump Operators earn a median hourly wage of $20.39. Hourly wages typically start from $12.59 and go up to $35.27.

Average Pump Operator Yearly Salary in the United States

Pump Operators earn a median salary of $42,420 per year. Salaries typically start from $26,200 and go up to $73,350.

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Pump Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Pump Operator Earnings

The highest earning Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$35.27
an hour
$73,350
per year
Senior Pump Operator Earnings

Senior Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$28.31
an hour
$58,890
per year
Experienced Pump Operator Earnings

Experienced Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$20.39
an hour
$42,420
per year
Junior Pump Operator Earnings

Junior Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$15.24
an hour
$31,690
per year
Starting Pump Operator Earnings

Starting Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$12.59
an hour
$26,200
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Pump Operator salary comparison

Pump Operators earn more than 51% percent of Trades careers. Pump Operator salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Pump Operators in the United States

Pump Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Pump Operator Salary in Georgia $28.69 $59,670 # 1
Pump Operator Salary in Montana $28.81 $59,930 # 2
Pump Operator Salary in Colorado $26.93 $56,010 # 3
Pump Operator Salary in Wisconsin $27.27 $56,710 # 4
Pump Operator Salary in Minnesota $23.21 $48,280 # 5
Pump Operator Salary in Arkansas $23.68 $49,250 # 6
Pump Operator Salary in Maine $23.28 $48,430 # 7
Pump Operator Salary in California $23.27 $48,400 # 8
Pump Operator Salary in Oklahoma $24.76 $51,510 # 9
Pump Operator Salary in North Dakota $23.64 $49,180 # 10
Pump Operator Salary in Nevada $22.34 $46,460 # 11
Pump Operator Salary in Illinois $24.39 $50,740 # 12
Pump Operator Salary in Missouri $24.77 $51,520 # 13
Pump Operator Salary in Kansas $24.03 $49,970 # 14
Pump Operator Salary in Ohio $20.58 $42,810 # 15
Pump Operator Salary in New York $21.78 $45,310 # 16
Pump Operator Salary in New Mexico $22.60 $47,020 # 17
Pump Operator Salary in Arizona $18.92 $39,340 # 18
Pump Operator Salary in Nebraska $22.61 $47,030 # 19
Pump Operator Salary in New Jersey $20.56 $42,760 # 20
Pump Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $18.56 $38,600 # 21
Pump Operator Salary in New Hampshire $21.27 $44,240 # 22
Pump Operator Salary in Virginia $21.39 $44,500 # 23
Pump Operator Salary in Texas $17.93 $37,290 # 24
Pump Operator Salary in West Virginia $18.29 $38,050 # 25
Pump Operator Salary in Florida $19.11 $39,740 # 26
Pump Operator Salary in Michigan $18.26 $37,980 # 27
Pump Operator Salary in Alabama $20.34 $42,300 # 28
Pump Operator Salary in Massachusetts $16.91 $35,170 # 29
Pump Operator Salary in Kentucky $19.89 $41,370 # 30
Pump Operator Salary in North Carolina $17.32 $36,010 # 31
Pump Operator Salary in Oregon $15.33 $31,890 # 32
Pump Operator Salary in Tennessee $16.66 $34,650 # 33
Pump Operator Salary in Indiana $14.45 $30,060 # 34
Pump Operator Salary in Mississippi $11.12 $23,130 # 35
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Pump Operator

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