The average hourly pay for an Oil Pumper is $15.80.
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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. On a given day, an oil pumper may travel from place to place to reach various wells and optimize pumping productivity. Reports of daily production must be kept, usually electronically, and these reports in…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Oil Pumper
An early career Oil Pumper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.40 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Oil Pumper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Oil Pumper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.48 based on 5 salaries.
Years of Experience
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