Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

2.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
89%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-1.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$67,840
or $32.61 hourly
VOLUME
3,800
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 89% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators' job openings is expected to decline by -1.4% by 2030
'Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators' was $67,840, or $32.61 hourly
'Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators' are paid 61.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 3,800 people employed as Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Operate steam-, gas-, electric motor-, or internal combustion-engine driven compressors. Transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas.

SOC Code: 53-7071.00

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