Pump Operators


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Pump Operators

Pump Operators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Oil and gas extraction companies
  • Mining companies
  • Pipeline operators
  • Chemical manufacturers
  • Natural gas distributors

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will grow faster than average. Demand has increased as the US continues to look for more ways to produce energy. There has been an increase in drilling for natural gas that has also led to some growth for pump operators.

Job openings will continue to occur as operators leave this occupation.

Pump Operators (CIS 100430)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
215
Very small
&
1.9%
5.8%
>>>>
27
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
19
Very small
&
5.3%
5.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Cook County
30
Very small
&
-10.0%
5.6%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Du Page County
20
Very small
&
0.0%
5.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Lake County
6
Very small
&
0.0%
8.6%
>>>>
0
None
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
12
Very small
&
16.7%
6.8%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
16
Very small
&
6.2%
3.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
21
Small
&
9.5%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Will County
9
Very small
&
0.0%
9.1%
>>>>
1
Very few
United States
28,300
Small
&
5.3%
3.7%
>>>>
3,100
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.