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Wellhead Pumpers (53-7073)

Operate power pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 0.0
United States 14400 14300 0.0 500 1200 1700
Job Outlook for Alaska:
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.09 16.80 22.40 29.19 35.67 40.92
Alaska 30.92 26.19 27.55 29.81 32.11 39.07

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