The annual and hourly salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of earth drillers, except oil and gas in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$28,830|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,140|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,750|
|75th Percentile Wage||$46,110|
|90th Percentile Wage||$58,140|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,830.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,750 in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Arkansas. In comparison, the annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is 52.4 percent (52.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway and 33.4 percent (33.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway|| |
|Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |