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Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Operate power-driven, stationary, or portable pumps.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$29.91 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  12.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor cargo area conditions.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate material handling or movement.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
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Job Title Examples:

Compressor Operator
Well Tender

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