Wellhead pumper earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Wellhead pumper salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Texas $76,320
North Dakota $63,760
New Mexico $63,380
Utah $62,910
Wyoming $62,330
Alaska $62,010
Colorado $61,410
Arkansas $60,220
Louisiana $60,110
Mississippi $59,930
Kentucky $51,140
Kansas $48,850
Pennsylvania $48,780
Oklahoma $48,690
Michigan $48,580
California $47,770
Montana $47,040
West Virginia $39,310
Illinois $37,740
Ohio $36,490
Indiana $25,420

How do wellhead pumper salaries compare to similar careers?

Wellhead pumpers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than commercial divers but more than electricians.

Career Median Salary
Commercial diver salary $60K
Petroleum pump system operator salary $80K
Marine electrician salary $77K
Avionics technician salary $69K
Boilermaker salary $64K
Wellhead pumper salary $64K
Crane operator salary $62K
Plumber salary $60K
Pipefitter salary $60K
Electrician salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)