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Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in Texas

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in Texas

Considering a career as a Gas Compressor or Gas Pumping Station Operator in Texas?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$46,840 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators Work in Texas?

170 people worked as Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in 2018 in this state.

There were 170 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

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The typical state has 115 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators working in it, which means Texas has more Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators than average.

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Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.6%.

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Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 220 total jobs in 2026 for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 500 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators ranged from $27,850 to $91,360 with $46,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.39 to $43.92. The median hourly rate was $22.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.37 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.85.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators Employment

View the list below to see where most Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Pennsylvania 580 $63,060
Massachusetts 310 $66,660
North Dakota 290 $69,770
Oklahoma 250 $64,690
West Virginia 210 $69,190
New Jersey 200 $68,520
Ohio 180 $73,110
Texas 170 $46,840
Nebraska 130 $72,030
Colorado 130 $62,100
Wyoming 100 $60,780
Maryland 80 $50,310
New York 70 $59,520
Utah 60 $66,230
Maine 50 $38,210
Illinois 40 $68,340
Iowa 40 $49,030
Louisiana 30 $58,330
Missouri 30 $46,410
Florida 30 $49,200

Below are the states where Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Ohio $73,110
Nebraska $72,030
North Dakota $69,770
California $69,280
West Virginia $69,190
New Jersey $68,520
Illinois $68,340
Massachusetts $66,660
Utah $66,230
Montana $65,440

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