Pumping station operators

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Total Workforce

20.9k

Average Age

38.8

Average Salary

$56,567

Average Male Salary

$57,845

Average Female Salary

$32,941

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Pumping station operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Support activities for mining is the industry that employs the most Pumping station operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Pumping station operators, by average wage, is Support activities for mining. Pumping station operators are paid most in Rio Grande COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (West) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Concho Valley COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (East) PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,567

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,735

In 2018, Pumping station operators earned an average of $56,567, $2,679 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Electricians make somewhat more than Pumping station operators while Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Pumping station operators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.286

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Pumping station operators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.286, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Pumping station operators (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Pumping station operators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Pumping station operators, by number of employees, are Support activities for mining, Oil & gas extraction, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

20.9k

2018 Workforce

± 3,549

-2.84%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 24.5%

The number of people employed as Pumping station operators has been declining at a rate of -2.84%, from 21,509 people in 2017 to 20,898 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Pumping station operators employed by various industries. Support activities for mining employs the largest share of Pumping station operators at  31.2%, followed by Oil & gas extraction with 16.1% and Construction with 16.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Pumping station operators in the US. The average age of male Pumping station operators in the workforce is 38.2 and of female Pumping station operators is 49.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Pumping station operators is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

19.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,457

1.07k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 804

94.9% of Pumping station operators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Pumping station operators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Pumping station operators

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

71.6% of Pumping station operators are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.4% of Pumping station operators, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Pumping station operators.

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Age by Gender

38.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.44

49.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 9.77

The median age of Pumping station operators is 38.8, and Male employees are generally 11.6 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Pumping station operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Pumping station operators is Business but a relatively high number of Pumping station operators hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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