The annual and hourly salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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||$34,450|
|25th Percentile Wage||$45,940|
|50th Percentile Wage||$84,360|
|75th Percentile Wage||$96,140|
|90th Percentile Wage||$103,170|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,450.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $84,360, Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is the highest paying city for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of California, followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana (median annual salary $65,520). In comparison, the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 22.3 percent (22.3%) higher than that in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Yuba City|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |