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Irrigating Pump Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$34,562 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$543

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Irrigating Pump Operator is $34,562 a year and $17 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Irrigating Pump Operator is between $26,054 and $41,595. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semiliquids, gases, or powdered materials, performing any combination of following duties: observes pressure gauges and flowmeters, and adjusts valves to regulate speed of pumps and control pressure and rate of flow of materials.
  • Transfers materials to and from storage tanks, processing tanks, trucks, railroad cars, ships, canals, and mines.
  • Pumps crude oil from wells.
  • Maintains pumps and lines by replacing filters and gaskets, tightening connections, and adjusting pumps, using handtools.
  • May transfer liquids by siphoning.
  • May connect pipelines between pumps and containers or storage tanks being filled or emptied.
  • May collect samples of materials for laboratory analysis.
  • May determine density of liquids, using hydrometer.
  • May record quantity of item pumped.
  • May inventory contents of storage tank, using calibrated rod, or by reading mercury gauge and tank charts.
  • Usually receives verbal or written orders from superior as to amount to be pumped and is not responsible for mixing or processing.
  • May be designated according to material pumped or area of work as acid pumper; glycol-service operator; irrigating-pump operator; tailings-dam pumper; yard pumper.
Irrigating Pump Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 11,500

Estimated population of Irrigating Pump Operator jobs: 527

Rate of error: 9.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,067
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Irrigating Pump Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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