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What is the average salary for Pump Operators in the United States?

Pump Operators earn an average hourly wage of $22.45. Hourly wages typically start from $12.22 and go up to $35.03. Pump Operators earn an average salary of $46,700 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,410 and go up to $72,870.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$35.03 an hour $72,870 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$28.41 an hour $59,100 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$20.91 an hour $43,500 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$15.62 an hour $32,480 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Pump Operators in the United States earn:

$12.22 an hour $25,410 per year

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 Wyoming $28.67 $59,620 # 1
Pump Operator Salary in Montana $27.85 $57,930 # 2
Pump Operator Salary in Colorado $27.41 $57,000 # 3
Pump Operator Salary in Ohio $27.35 $56,890 # 4
Pump Operator Salary in Kansas $27.18 $56,540 # 5
Pump Operator Salary in Oklahoma $26.03 $54,140 # 6
Pump Operator Salary in Nevada $24.68 $51,340 # 7
Pump Operator Salary in North Dakota $24.46 $50,870 # 8
Pump Operator Salary in Arkansas $24.32 $50,600 # 9
Pump Operator Salary in Missouri $24.00 $49,910 # 10
Pump Operator Salary in New Mexico $23.60 $49,090 # 11
Pump Operator Salary in West Virginia $23.60 $49,080 # 12
Pump Operator Salary in Virginia $23.52 $48,920 # 13
Pump Operator Salary in California $23.24 $48,330 # 14
Pump Operator Salary in Louisiana $22.83 $47,480 # 15
Pump Operator Salary in Illinois $22.56 $46,930 # 16
Pump Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $22.48 $46,750 # 17
Pump Operator Salary in Michigan $21.58 $44,880 # 18
Pump Operator Salary in Oregon $21.41 $44,540 # 19
Pump Operator Salary in Maine $21.29 $44,290 # 20
Pump Operator Salary in New York $21.19 $44,080 # 21
Pump Operator Salary in New Hampshire $21.17 $44,020 # 22
Pump Operator Salary in Arizona $21.14 $43,970 # 23
Pump Operator Salary in South Carolina $21.13 $43,960 # 24
Pump Operator Salary in Alaska $20.90 $43,470 # 25
Pump Operator Salary in Texas $20.87 $43,400 # 26
Pump Operator Salary in Alabama $20.60 $42,840 # 27
Pump Operator Salary in New Jersey $20.15 $41,910 # 28
Pump Operator Salary in Nebraska $19.78 $41,130 # 29
Pump Operator Salary in Florida $18.96 $39,450 # 30
Pump Operator Salary in Washington $18.61 $38,700 # 31
Pump Operator Salary in Mississippi $17.56 $36,530 # 32
Pump Operator Salary in Indiana $17.31 $36,010 # 33
Pump Operator Salary in Massachusetts $16.74 $34,820 # 34
Pump Operator Salary in Kentucky $16.00 $33,280 # 35
Pump Operator Salary in Tennessee $15.13 $31,470 # 36
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics