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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Wellhead Pumpers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72,250
75th Percentile Wage
$60,120
50th Percentile Wage
$47,340
25th Percentile Wage
$35,490
10th Percentile Wage
$27,440

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 $72,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,440. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 163% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $47,340 3.00%
2013 $45,960 0.59%
2012 $45,690 10.58%
2011 $41,320 1.67%
2010 $40,640 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for wellhead pumpers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 16.49%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.59%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 10.58% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 1.67% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Wellhead Pumpers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Wellhead Pumpers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wellhead pumpers in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wellhead pumpers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $47,640. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $32,940).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$47,640
Transportation and Warehousing
$43,710
Utilities
$37,420
Construction
$32,940

Table 5. 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 $28,800 to $65,810. The highest paying state for wellhead pumpers is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $65,810. The lowest paying state is Indiana with a median annual salary of $28,800. For more salary information of wellhead pumpers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Dakota
$65,810
California
$65,080
Colorado
$55,010
Montana
$54,500
Utah
$54,440
New Mexico
$54,180
Wyoming
$53,540
Louisiana
$52,880
Texas
$47,450
Oklahoma
$44,530
Kentucky
$43,730
Pennsylvania
$42,940
Arkansas
$40,200
Michigan
$38,130
West Virginia
$37,600
New York
$34,910
Kansas
$33,480
Ohio
$31,780
Illinois
$30,600
Indiana
$28,800