Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Pump Operators: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Pump Operators (Except Wellhead Pumpers)
Top 3 pump operator Jobs
Vacuum Pump & Blower Mechanic
- Northwest Industrial Repair
- Kent, WA
The work requires rebuilding vacuum pumps and blowers based off reading repair manuals and able to interpret schematics, assembly breakdowns, and
Pump Operator/ Trainee
- Cecil Whiteley Concrete Pumping
- Bulverde, TX
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be reliable & have a flexible schedule.
Excellent benefits and quarterly
Pump Installer / Operator
- Layne Christensen Company
- Albany, GA
Responsible for pump repair, installation and troubleshooting
• Job preparation including assembling parts, supplies and materials
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What Pump operators Do
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.
Pump operator Salaries
- 2014 employment: 13,100
- May 2015 median annual wage: $42,420
Job Outlook for Pump operators
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 1,100
- Growth rate: 8 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become a Pump operator
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.