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Well Puller Salary
in Alabama, United States

$34,952 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$552

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Well Puller is $34,952 a year and $17 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Well Puller is between $26,348 and $42,100. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Well Puller. 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:
  • Controls power hoisting equipment to pull casing, tubing, and pumping rods from oil and gas wells for repair and to lower repaired equipment, testing devices, and servicing tools into well: attaches cable clamp to top of pump rod or casing and starts winch or hydraulic jack that raises rod or casing.
  • Disconnects sections of rod or casing, using hand and power wrenches and tongs.
  • Runs packer (plug device) into well to control flow of oil, water, or gas during well-pulling operations.
  • Lowers swabber into well to clear mud from screens at bottom of well and to establish flow of oil.
  • Lowers pressure-recording device into well and interprets charts.
  • Lowers special tools into well to fish for broken rods and tubing and to scrape paraffin and incrustations from casing or tubing.
  • Plugs well with cement cementer, oil well.
  • Tests pipe for leaks, using hydraulic-testing equipment.
  • May drive truck equipped with portable hoisting equipment.
  • May be designated according to type of equipment used as hydraulic oil-tool operator.
Well Puller Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Hoist and Winch Operators

Job family population: 3,080

Estimated population of Well Puller jobs: 98

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,519
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Well Puller Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Machinist - 4458158
Mar 8
Clanton, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Candidates must be able to work well with others, stand forduration of shift, lift 50 pounds consistently without help, and perform repetitive pushing, pulling, grasping, bending, stooping, and ...
Sales Executive - focus mid-market insurance brokers
Feb 20
Birmingham, United States
Patra Corp
The Sales Executive role is highly processional and well-connected in selling services and ... Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds
Route Driver
Mar 8
Huntsville, AL, USA
Airgas
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Upload, deliver and download safely to customers hardgood orders as well ... pushing, pulling and finger activities. • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace
Warehouse Associate
Feb 20
Calera, AL, USA
Custom Staffing Solutions
... areas as well as keeping the warehouse clean, and delivering items throughout the facility as ... Pull material from inventory for work orders. * Return material to inventory from work orders
Industrial Manufacturing Electrician
Feb 28
Moody, AL, USA
Darrell Walker Workforce
... pulls wire • Uses hand tools, power tools, electrical tools and electronic test equipment, as well as working knowledge of instrumentation calibration • Responsible for completing weekly/daily ...
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