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How much does a Pump Operator make in California?

Average Pump Operator Hourly Wage in California

Pump Operators earn a median hourly wage of $23.27. Hourly wages typically start from $13.34 and go up to $37.56.

Average Pump Operator Yearly Salary in California

Pump Operators earn a median salary of $48,400 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,750 and go up to $78,130.

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Pump Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Pump Operator Earnings

The highest earning Pump Operators in California earn:

$37.56
an hour
$78,130
per year
Senior Pump Operator Earnings

Senior Pump Operators in California earn:

$31.05
an hour
$64,590
per year
Experienced Pump Operator Earnings

Experienced Pump Operators in California earn:

$23.27
an hour
$48,400
per year
Junior Pump Operator Earnings

Junior Pump Operators in California earn:

$16.23
an hour
$33,760
per year
Starting Pump Operator Earnings

Starting Pump Operators in California earn:

$13.34
an hour
$27,750
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Pump Operator salary comparison

Historical salary for Pump Operators in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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