Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (53-7072)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 34 36 5.88 1 3 4
United States 11600 12700 0.0 400 1000 1600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 24.92 14.52 17.86 23.12 30.53 39.08
Alaska 29.34 20.53 23.71 29.65 35.78 39.53
Balance of State 30.38 21.19 24.76 31.61 36.81 39.85

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.