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Pump Machine Operator Salary

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Salary Data for Pump Machine Operator

$38,735 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$608 (USD)/yr

$38,313 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$608 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Operates power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semiliquids, gases, or powdered materials, performing any combination of following duties: observes pressure gauges and flowmeters, and adjusts valves to regulate speed of pumps and control pressure and rate of flow of materials. Transfers materials to and from storage tanks, processing tanks, trucks, railroad cars, ships, canals, and mines. Pumps crude oil from wells. Maintains pumps and lines by replacing filters and gaskets, tightening connections, and adjusting pumps, using handtools. May transfer liquids by siphoning. May connect pipelines between pumps and containers or storage tanks being filled or emptied. May collect samples of materials for laboratory analysis. May determine density of liquids, using hydrometer. May record quantity of item pumped. May inventory contents of storage tank, using calibrated rod, or by reading mercury gauge and tank charts. Usually receives verbal or written orders from superior as to amount to be pumped and is not responsible for mixing or processing. May be designated according to material pumped or area of work as acid pumper; glycol-service operator; irrigating-pump operator; tailings-dam pumper; yard pumper.
The average pump machine operator salary in United States is $38,735 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $608. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$29,200 (USD)

$46,618 (USD)

Education data not available for this job

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Salary Potential

$44,905 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Pump Machine Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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