Derrick Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for derrick operators, oil and gas in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of derrick operators, oil and gas amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,070
25th Percentile Wage
$33,570
50th Percentile Wage
$38,380
75th Percentile Wage
$54,460
90th Percentile Wage
$64,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of derrick operators, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2013
$38,380
0.10% 0.10%
2012
$38,340
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