The salary statistics of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The pump operators, except wellhead pumpers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pump operators, except wellhead pumpers is $73,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,600. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 177% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers occupations is the real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $56,800. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $28,690).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only pump operators, except wellhead pumpers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,000 to $69,150. The highest paying state for pump operators, except wellhead pumpers is Georgia with a median annual salary of $69,150. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $24,000. For more salary information of pump operators, except wellhead pumpers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |