Pumper Salary

Men make up the majority of Pumpers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $19.93 per hour. For the most part, Pumpers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,313 - $68,504

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$12.14 - $29.08

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,313 - $68,504  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$2,050 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,839 - $71,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $29.08  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $48.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,050 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,839 - $71,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Pumper

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Pumper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Pumpers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Pumper generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $53K.

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Experience Affects Pumper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 17%
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