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Highest Paying Cities for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

The top 58 highest paying cities for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $67,440, Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio is the highest paying city for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers. It is followed by Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas (average annual salary $65,670). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 58 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$67,440
100
2 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$65,670
160
3 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$65,150
n/a
4 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$64,940
110
5 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$63,640
n/a
6 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$63,480
70
7 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$63,430
220
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$61,990
n/a
9 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$58,090
130
10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$57,080
320
11 Evansville, Kentucky
$56,220
40
12 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$55,030
590
13 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$53,800
80
14 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,920
50
15 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$51,240
n/a
16 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$50,920
310
17 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$50,040
40
18 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$49,680
110
19 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$49,220
100
20 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$48,420
80
21 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$48,340
80
22 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$46,280
n/a
23 Longview, Texas
$46,150
200
24 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$46,100
80
25 Lafayette, Louisiana
$46,020
1,530
26 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,920
n/a
27 Memphis, Tennessee
$45,870
30
28 Corpus Christi, Texas
$45,750
170
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$44,530
60
30 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$43,350
340
31 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$43,100
310
32 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$42,970
70
33 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$42,910
n/a
34 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$42,810
390
35 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$42,680
290
36 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$42,640
110
37 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$42,310
170
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$42,180
70
39 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$41,970
110
40 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$41,770
330
41 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$41,770
210
42 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$40,150
40
43 Odessa, Texas
$39,450
110
44 Wilmington, New Jersey
$38,990
60
45 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$38,740
1,430
46 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$38,620
70
47 Honolulu, Hawaii
$38,220
40
48 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$38,150
550
49 Wichita Falls, Texas
$38,000
60
50 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$35,800
190
51 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$35,540
140
52 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$33,400
170
53 Midland, Texas
$32,820
190
54 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$30,000
80
55 Charleston, West Virginia
$28,400
50
56 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$28,130
n/a
57 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$23,990
60
58 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$23,990
60
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