An Oil Pumper earns an average wage of $15.94 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$36,173 - $98,633
$36K
$59K
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MEDIAN: $58,958
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$12.26 - $48.94
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MEDIAN: $15.94
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,173 - $98,633  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,773 - $102,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$24.84  
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$30,773 - $102,364  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Oil Pumper

Oil pumpers work primarily in oil fields and rigs to extract oil from the earth; they operate pumps to extract the oil, and supporting equipment to transfer it from gas wells into containers. They also install equipment and operate it while paying close attention to various gauges and meters.

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Oil Pumper Tasks

  • Monitor oil pumps, visiting sites and reviewing remote data.
  • Lubricate, repair, maintain, and examine oil pumps and related pipelines.
  • Report on data, productivity, and oil sample analysis.
  • Operate equipment and adjust valves to increase efficiency of oil pumps.

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Key Stats for Oil Pumper

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
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Experience Affects Oil Pumper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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