Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining among California metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,970
25th Percentile Wage
$48,950
50th Percentile Wage
$57,370
75th Percentile Wage
$63,780
90th Percentile Wage
$79,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.78
25th Percentile Wage
$23.53
50th Percentile Wage
$27.58
75th Percentile Wage
$30.66
90th Percentile Wage
$38.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.28. The median hourly salary is $27.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,3704.06%20.24%
201555,0404.03%-
201452,8207.00%-
201349,1206.84%-
201245,760--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in state of California ranges from $43,610 to $57,670. The highest paying area for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in California is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $57,670. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura (mean annual salary $56,140). The lowest paying area is Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta with a median annual salary of $43,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bakersfield-Delano
$57,670
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$56,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$52,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$46,190
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$43,610


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