Wellhead Pumpers

4.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $29.19 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 81% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Wellhead Pumpers' job openings is expected to rise 9.4% by 2030
'Wellhead Pumpers' is expected to be a fast 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 'Wellhead Pumpers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Wellhead Pumpers' was $60,720, or $29.19 hourly
'Wellhead Pumpers' are paid 44.7% 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 12,050 people employed as Wellhead Pumpers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Operate power pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field.

SOC Code: 53-7073.00

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