Pump operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pump operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $54,030
Alabama $52,170
Arizona $43,940
California $54,040
Colorado $39,010
Florida $42,740
Georgia $39,870
Illinois $53,050
Indiana $55,460
Kansas $37,250
Kentucky $47,200
Louisiana $48,300
Massachusetts $43,000
Michigan $43,360
Minnesota $49,930
Missouri $33,280
Mississippi $36,080
Montana $53,580
North Carolina $40,290
North Dakota $44,100
Nebraska $34,140
New Hampshire $48,640
New Jersey $44,860
Nevada $65,100
New York $43,490
Ohio $38,820
Oklahoma $39,510
Oregon $37,830
Pennsylvania $44,620
Puerto Rico $28,610
Tennessee $37,760
Texas $41,200
Utah $53,160
Washington $46,250
Wisconsin $54,800
West Virginia $49,410

How do pump operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Pump operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than sheet metal workers but more than gem workers.

Career Median Salary
Sheet metal worker salary $49K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Quality control inspector salary $48K
Chemical technician salary $47K
Faller salary $45K
Pump operator salary $45K
Machinist salary $44K
Glazier salary $44K
Precious metal worker salary $41K
Gem worker salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)