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Pumper Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$38,773 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$609

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pumper is $38,773 a year and $19 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Pumper is between $29,228 and $46,663. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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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 St. Louis, Missouri, 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:
$44,949
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area (home to nearly 3,000,000 people), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, and the 20th-largest in the United States. Before European...

Pumper Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

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... plants, pump stations and collection systems. Please note that we will consider candidates at various levels of professional experience. Please apply for the position that best matches your ...
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Jul 9
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MilliporeSigma
Your work will range from large scale bulk pumping and transfer to small scale bench top filling with a pipette. Many of your products will require filtration and aseptic handling techniques. * You ...
HVAC Technician - Journeyman
Jul 12
Kirkwood, MO, USA
Local Union Shop
Type of work for this service technician - repair, maintain, and replace - boilers, chillers, roof top equipment, pumps, air handlers, commercial refrigeration, etc. Responsibilities: * Install new ...
HVAC Technician - Journeyman
Jul 15
Chesterfield, MO, USA
Local Union Shop
Type of work for this service technician - repair, maintain, and replace - boilers, chillers, roof top equipment, pumps, air handlers, commercial refrigeration, etc. Responsibilities: * Install new ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pumper is $38,773 a year and $19 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Pumper is between $29,228 and $46,663. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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