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Pumper Salary

$39,053 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$613

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pumper is $39,053 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pumper is between $29,440 and $47,001. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the 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.
Pumper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 11,500

Estimated population of Pumper jobs: 527

Rate of error: 9.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,274
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Pumper Job Listings for United States

Construction - Pump Installer
Jul 15
Madison, WI, USA
Municipal Well & Pump
Municipal Well & Pump services clients through Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, northwestern Indiana, eastern Minnesota and the UP of Michigan. This requires our crews to travel and stay ...
Lease Operator
May 30
Seiling, OK, USA
Foundation Energy Management
Company is currently seeking a contract pumper for a well in the Seiling, OK area. Responsibilities · Efficiently maximize production from assigned wells. · Maintain/repair lease equipment and ...
Concrete Pump Operator and CDL Truck Driver
Jun 24
Mars, PA, USA
Hillcrest Concrete Pumping LLC
We operate concrete boom pumps so having an understanding of concrete, and being mechanically inclined is helpful. Employees drive the boom pumps to job locations, and operate the concrete boom pumps ...
Concrete Pump Operator and Driver
Jun 17
Silver Spring, MD, USA
Bartley Corp - Concrete
The Bartley Corporation has an immediate opening for a concrete pump operator. Great Benefits including Health Insurance, 401K. Expect 50 hrs per week, 6am start-time, M-F. Required Skills
Pumping Driver - CDL
Jun 12
Amarillo, TX, USA
Golden Spread Pumping
We are seeking a Pumping Driver - CDL to join our team! You will be responsible for safely operating a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). Need a CDL DRIVER ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pumper is $39,053 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pumper is between $29,440 and $47,001. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Pumper Job Listings for United States

Construction - Pump Installer
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Madison, WI, USA
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Municipal Well & Pump services clients through Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, northwestern Indiana, eastern Minnesota and the UP of Michigan. This requires our crews to travel and stay ...
Lease Operator
May 30
Seiling, OK, USA
Foundation Energy Management
Company is currently seeking a contract pumper for a well in the Seiling, OK area. Responsibilities · Efficiently maximize production from assigned wells. · Maintain/repair lease equipment and ...
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