Pump Operators


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Pump Operators

Pump Operators - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by specialty. Wages also vary by employer and area of the country. The worker's level of responsibility and experience also affect wages.

Pump operators who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance.

Gas compressor and gas pumping station operators (SOC 53-7071)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $30.97 $35.78 $39.56
Yearly $64,417 $74,422 $82,287
United States Hourly $24.23 $32.62 $37.80
Yearly $50,400 $67,840 $78,620

Pump operators, except wellhead pumpers (SOC 53-7072)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $15.20 $18.48 $27.65
Yearly $31,610 $38,444 $57,504
United States Hourly $17.86 $23.12 $30.53
Yearly $37,140 $48,090 $63,510

Wellhead pumpers (SOC 53-7073)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $14.87 $18.69 $24.77
Yearly $30,939 $38,884 $51,523
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $14.10 $22.24 $29.20
Yearly $29,334 $46,262 $60,726
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $17.93 $21.02 $23.96
Yearly $37,290 $43,730 $49,842
United States Hourly $22.40 $29.19 $35.67
Yearly $46,590 $60,720 $74,190

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.