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Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Operate steam, gas, electric motor, or internal combustion engines driven by compressors.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median

$32.51 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:


Growth rate:  3.4%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment.
  • Monitor equipment gauges or displays to ensure proper operation.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples.
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Job Title Examples:

Compressor Operator
Well Tender
Pumper

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