Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators (53-7071)

Operate steam, gas, electric motor, or internal combustion engine driven compressors. Transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 90 93 3.33 3 8 11
United States 3600 3500 0.0 100 300 400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
United States 32.27 18.51 23.75 34.00 38.70 43.63

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.