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Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job Information

Tend, control, or operate power-driven, stationary, or portable pumps and manifold systems to transfer gases, oil, other liquids, slurries, or powdered materials to and from various vessels and processes.


  • Despite little or no change in employment, numerous job openings will be created by the need to replace workers who leave this very large occupation.
  • Most jobs require little work experience or training.
  • Pay is low for many positions, and the seasonal nature of the work may reduce earnings.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $43,870/yr ($21.94/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education High School diploma