Pump operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pump operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $92,550
Colorado $78,480
Missouri $68,040
Nevada $65,100
Wyoming $64,740
Alaska $63,670
Illinois $63,400
North Dakota $62,900
Texas $61,360
Michigan $60,390
Kansas $59,380
South Dakota $59,380
Oklahoma $59,180
Wisconsin $54,800
Arizona $54,570
New Jersey $54,490
Washington $50,900
Pennsylvania $49,820
Maine $49,790
West Virginia $49,670
Georgia $49,360
Alabama $49,240
Montana $48,920
New Hampshire $48,640
Utah $48,600
Ohio $48,520
Indiana $48,210
Maryland $47,460
Kentucky $47,200
Oregon $47,040
Tennessee $46,590
Louisiana $46,200
Mississippi $45,360
Florida $45,270
Minnesota $44,160
California $43,430
New York $41,250
Virginia $40,530
North Carolina $40,290
Nebraska $34,140
Puerto Rico $29,010
Iowa $24,390

How do pump operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Pump operators earn 8% less than similar careers in Colorado. On average, they make less than power plant operators but more than quality control inspectors.

Career Median Salary
Power plant operator salary $98K
Petroleum pump system operator salary $101K
Logistician salary $79K
Boilermaker salary $81K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Pump operator salary $78K
Rotary drill operator salary $76K
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $61K
Mining machine operator salary $61K
Quality control inspector salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)