Wellhead Pumpers Salary Information

The salary statistics of wellhead pumpers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wellhead pumpers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wellhead pumpers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Wellhead Pumpers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,570
25th Percentile Wage
$38,040
50th Percentile Wage
$52,260
75th Percentile Wage
$65,420
90th Percentile Wage
$79,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wellhead pumpers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wellhead pumpers is $79,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,570. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wellhead pumpers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,260
5.07% 12.57%
2016
$49,610
5.28% -
2015
$46,990
-0.74% -
2014
$47,340
2.92% -
2013
$45,960
0.59% -
2012
$45,690
- -

Table 2. Wellhead Pumpers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wellhead pumpers in 6 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 wellhead pumpers occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $61,630. The lowest paying sector is the utilities sector (annual salary $35,520).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$61,630
Transportation and Warehousing
$52,550
Mining
$52,210
Construction
$46,890
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$39,580
Utilities
$35,520

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Wellhead Pumpers by States

From the above tables we note that not only 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 wellhead pumpers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,420 to $65,480. The highest paying state for wellhead pumpers is Colorado with a median annual salary of $65,480. The lowest paying state is Indiana with a median annual salary of $25,420. For more salary information of wellhead pumpers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Colorado
$65,480
Wyoming
$61,430
North Dakota
$59,600
Utah
$58,390
Arkansas
$57,640
New Mexico
$57,190
Texas
$54,590
Montana
$53,150
Mississippi
$53,090
California
$52,920
Oklahoma
$51,040
Michigan
$44,880
Kentucky
$44,320
Louisiana
$44,170
Nebraska
$42,260
Kansas
$40,820
Virginia
$38,420
Ohio
$37,870
Pennsylvania
$36,890
New York
$34,910
West Virginia
$32,010
Illinois
$30,190
Indiana
$25,420



Related:

💰 Highest paying states for wellhead pumpers

💰 Highest paying cities for wellhead pumpers

💰 Highest paying industries for wellhead pumpers.