2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Wellhead Pumpers operate power pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Wellhead Pumpers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $34,940 to $46,590 per year or $17 to $22 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Wellhead Pumpers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$41||$85,110|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$36||$74,190|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$29||$60,720|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$22||$46,590|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$17||$34,940|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Wellhead Pumper is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CO doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CO might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Wellhead Pumpers are in the states of CO, NM, MT, ND and AK.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Utility System Construction||$66620||$32.03|
|Oil and Gas Extraction||$61860||$29.74|
|Support Activities for Mining||$56470||$27.15|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$53700||$25.82|