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Highest Paying Cities for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

The top 100 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 $72,240, Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana is the highest paying city for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers. It is followed by North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia (average annual salary $69,830). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$72,240
50
2 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$69,830
n/a
3 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$69,730
40
4 Amarillo, Texas
$67,830
40
5 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$67,380
50
6 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$66,830
90
7 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$65,670
160
8 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$65,150
n/a
9 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$64,940
100
10 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$64,450
70
11 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$63,640
n/a
12 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$63,430
220
13 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$61,990
n/a
14 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$60,450
80
15 Lubbock, Texas
$56,840
n/a
16 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$56,400
60
17 Evansville, Kentucky
$56,220
40
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$55,380
260
19 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$55,030
590
20 Jacksonville, Florida
$54,640
n/a
21 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$54,330
n/a
22 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$54,030
320
23 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$53,800
80
24 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$53,080
60
25 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$52,950
n/a
26 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,920
50
27 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$51,800
70
28 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$51,710
110
29 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$51,250
220
30 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$51,240
n/a
31 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$50,920
310
32 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$50,150
n/a
33 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$50,040
40
34 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$49,720
230
35 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$49,680
110
36 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$49,520
330
37 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$49,220
100
38 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$48,610
60
39 Lafayette, Louisiana
$47,700
1,610
40 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$46,550
190
41 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$46,280
n/a
42 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$46,240
30
43 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,920
n/a
44 Memphis, Tennessee
$45,870
30
45 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$45,820
90
46 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$45,700
70
47 Longview, Texas
$45,350
50
48 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$45,260
320
49 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$45,210
390
50 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$45,190
260
51 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$44,540
n/a
52 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$44,530
60
53 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$44,520
70
54 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$43,380
30
55 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$43,250
410
56 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$42,970
70
57 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$42,910
n/a
58 Laredo, Texas
$42,570
100
59 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$42,480
n/a
60 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$42,280
180
61 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$42,180
70
62 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$41,970
110
63 Gary, Indiana
$41,890
40
64 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$41,800
n/a
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$41,770
330
66 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$41,770
350
67 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$40,980
40
68 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$40,610
30
69 Odessa, Texas
$39,450
110
70 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$39,310
n/a
71 Greeley, Colorado
$39,310
120
72 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$39,300
1,390
73 Wilmington, New Jersey
$38,990
60
74 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$38,790
n/a
75 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$38,610
300
76 Corpus Christi, Texas
$38,530
170
77 Honolulu, Hawaii
$38,220
40
78 Wichita Falls, Texas
$38,000
60
79 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$37,590
n/a
80 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$37,540
30
81 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$37,450
550
82 Tyler, Texas
$36,970
n/a
83 El Paso, Texas
$36,790
40
84 Grand Junction, Colorado
$36,680
n/a
85 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$36,640
70
86 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$35,540
140
87 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$33,140
50
88 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$33,040
n/a
89 St Louis, Missouri
$32,510
50
90 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$32,120
170
91 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$32,030
40
92 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$31,130
130
93 Midland, Texas
$30,710
100
94 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$29,820
90
95 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$29,720
50
96 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$29,700
60
97 Weirton-Steubenville, USA
$29,130
40
98 Williamsport, Pennsylvania
$29,000
n/a
99 Knoxville, Tennessee
$28,920
n/a
100 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$28,490
30
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