Salary for Wellhead Pumpers

Also known as:  Oil Field Pumper, Oil Well Pumper, Oilfield Plant and Field Operator, Wellhead Pumper helps agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 get an average compensation that can range from 32000 to 48000 depending on education and experience. Wellhead Pumpers receive an average wage of Forty Two Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Wellhead Pumpers can receive the best compensation in California, where they can get normal pay levels of approximately $53720. People working these jobs can get the best pay in Construction, where they earn an average salary rate of $46030.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 25.24 percent nationwide in that time.
Wellhead Pumpers tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $46,030
Construction $43,520
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $42,510
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $42,510
Construction $43,520
Transportation and Warehousing $46,030