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 New Mexico. On average, they make less than petroleum pump system operators but more than avionics technicians.

Career Median Salary
Petroleum pump system operator salary $81K
Rotary drill operator salary $75K
Millwright salary $76K
Crane operator salary $69K
Mining machine operator salary $79K
Wellhead pumper salary $63K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $61K
Derrick operator salary $60K
Ironworker salary $60K
Avionics technician salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)