Salary for Wellhead Pumpers

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Also known as:  Oil Field Pumper, Oil Well Pumper, Oilfield Plant and Field Operator, Wellhead Pumper

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Wellhead pumpers operate auxiliary and power pumps in order to produce flow of gas and/or oil from oil wells. This occupation can be dangerous as it requires workers to handle sensitive materials by definition of the job. To become a wellhead pumper, a high school diploma is usually required. Before beginning official work, up to a year of job training may be required before official work can begin.

A Wellhead Pumper can receive an average pay level of between $34,940 to $85,110 depending on experience and talent. will normally get an average pay level of sixty thousand five hundred dollars yearly.

can get the best pay in Colorado, where they receive a compensation of about $74,470. People holding these jobs receive the highest salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn pay of $65,480.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 78.15 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Wellhead Pumpers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$65,480
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$60,330
Construction
$56,710
Wholesale Trade
$53,700

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
$53,700
Construction
$56,710
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$60,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$65,480