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 about the same as related careers in Washington. On average, they make less than water treatment plant operators but more than machine assemblers.

Career Median Salary
Water treatment plant operator salary $76K
Tool and die maker salary $64K
Glazier salary $60K
Quality control inspector salary $62K
Rigger salary $64K
Pump operator salary $51K
Machinist salary $60K
Welder salary $55K
Chemical technician salary $54K
Machine assembler salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)