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Pumper Salary
in Delaware, United States

$39,080 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pumper is $39,080 a year and $19 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Pumper is between $29,459 and $47,032. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Pumper Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Diesel Mechanic
Oct 29
Delmar, DE, USA
Thompson Pump and Manufacturing
Install/setup pumps and related pumping equipment and pumping systems. * Assist with deliveries, including loading of heavy equipment onto transport vehicles. * Troubleshoot and identify common ...
Road Mechanic 1 (2018-8823)
Oct 12
New Castle, DE, USA
Sunbelt Rentals
From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best ...
Instrument Fitter/Technician
Oct 17
Claymont, DE, USA
Applied Industrial Technologies
Products include, but are not limited to, valves, pumps, actuators, mixers, gearboxes, level gauges, drive motors, impellers, etc. * Maintain, adjust, make repairs, and operate equipment using pumps ...
Mechanical Engineer
Nov 19
Newark, DE, USA
Should have experience with standard manufacturing / industrial equipment such as reactors, vessels, fired equipment, pumps, heat exchangers, distillation columns, and other process equipment * Must ...
Residential Plumber
Oct 31
New Castle, DE, USA
Air Temp Solutions
... pumps, ejector, and or effluent pumps, disposals, etc. - Provide on-site plumbing system diagnostics based upon the initial request and also offers a full inspection of the property's plumbing system ...