Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

General Information

Description

Tend, control, or operate power-driven, stationary, or portable pumps and manifold systems to transfer gases, oil, other liquids, slurries, or powdered materials to and from various vessels and processes.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$44,380

Military salary*

$53,928

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State-by-state Salary

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$62,330
$29,240
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 86%
  • Associate's degree 9%
  • Post-secondary certificate 2%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Production and Processing
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Education and Training
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