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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Wellhead Pumpers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,940
25th Percentile Wage
$36,630
50th Percentile Wage
$49,610
75th Percentile Wage
$62,500
90th Percentile Wage
$75,610

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 $75,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,940. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 170% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wellhead pumpers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,6105.28%7.90%
201546,990-0.74%-
201447,3402.92%-
201345,9600.59%-
201245,690--

Table 2. Wellhead Pumpers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wellhead pumpers in 4 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 management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $54,900. The lowest paying sector is the utilities sector (annual salary $35,520).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$54,900
Transportation and Warehousing
$52,550
Mining
$49,680
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 $60,290. The highest paying state for wellhead pumpers is Colorado with a median annual salary of $60,290. 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
$60,290
Wyoming
$58,670
California
$58,370
North Dakota
$58,210
Utah
$58,090
Louisiana
$56,390
New Mexico
$53,590
Texas
$53,220
Mississippi
$53,120
Oklahoma
$51,810
Montana
$43,860
Michigan
$43,390
Nebraska
$42,260
Kentucky
$41,700
Arkansas
$39,500
Pennsylvania
$39,250
Kansas
$38,500
Virginia
$38,420
Ohio
$35,880
West Virginia
$32,320
Illinois
$28,210
Indiana
$25,420


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