Information About Wellhead Pumpers

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Training

Wellhead pumpers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Wellhead pumpers
Training for Wellhead Pumpers
Percent
Less than High School 13.9
High School 53.6
Some College 22.0
Associates Degree 5.6
Bachelors Degree 4.9
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 18,000 people in the United States- 0.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 less wellhead pumpers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, wellhead pumpers make $20.23 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wellhead pumpers $12.20 $15.30 $19.80 $24.80 $28.30
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, wellhead pumpers make $42,070 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wellhead pumpers $25,490 $31,900 $41,320 $51,580 $58,990
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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