Training Requirements for Wellhead Pumpers

Wellhead pumpers need a high school diploma or equivalent, less than 5 years experience and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Wellhead pumpers
Percent
Less than High School 11.2
High School 47.4
Some College 26.0
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 8.3
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Wellhead Pumpers

This represents about 13,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more wellhead pumpers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.

Typical Income for Wellhead Pumpers

Hourly Income

On average,wellhead pumpers make $24.39 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wellhead pumpers $13.43 $17.61 $23.85 $30.05 $36.35
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Material moving workers $9.03 $10.17 $12.62 $16.67 $21.75
Pumping station operators $13.31 $16.99 $23.48 $30.12 $36.44
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, wellhead pumpers make $50,730 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wellhead pumpers $27,940 $36,630 $49,610 $62,500 $75,610
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Material moving workers $18,780 $21,160 $26,240 $34,670 $45,240
Pumping station operators $27,680 $35,350 $48,840 $62,660 $75,800
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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