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How much does a Pump Operator make in Kentucky?

Average Pump Operator Hourly Wage in Kentucky

Pump Operators earn a median hourly wage of $19.89. Hourly wages typically start from $11.12 and go up to $23.65.

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

Average Pump Operator Yearly Salary in Kentucky

Pump Operators earn a median salary of $41,370 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,130 and go up to $49,190.

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

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Pump Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Pump Operator Earnings

The highest earning Pump Operators in Kentucky earn:

$23.65
an hour
$49,190
per year
Senior Pump Operator Earnings

Senior Pump Operators in Kentucky earn:

$22.24
an hour
$46,260
per year
Experienced Pump Operator Earnings

Experienced Pump Operators in Kentucky earn:

$19.89
an hour
$41,370
per year
Junior Pump Operator Earnings

Junior Pump Operators in Kentucky earn:

$14.27
an hour
$29,680
per year
Starting Pump Operator Earnings

Starting Pump Operators in Kentucky earn:

$11.12
an hour
$23,130
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Pump Operator salary comparison

Pump Operators earn more than 53% percent of Trades careers in Kentucky. Pump Operator salaries are in the top 69% of all careers in Kentucky.

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Historical salary for Pump Operators in Kentucky

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