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

The average annual and hourly salaries for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining among Colorado 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,030
25th Percentile Wage
$38,600
50th Percentile Wage
$45,060
75th Percentile Wage
$52,630
90th Percentile Wage
$69,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,060
2.02% 9.57%
2016
$44,150
0.34% -
2015
$44,000
-2.05% -
2014
$44,900
3.23% -
2013
$43,450
6.21% -
2012
$40,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in state of Colorado ranges from $43,540 to $59,380. The highest paying area for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Colorado is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,380. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,420). The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $43,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$59,380
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$48,420
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$48,360
Grand Junction
$45,600
Greeley
$44,720
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$43,540




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