Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for earth drillers, except oil and gas in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas among Georgia 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 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,230
25th Percentile Wage
$31,630
50th Percentile Wage
$36,650
75th Percentile Wage
$42,490
90th Percentile Wage
$50,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.61
25th Percentile Wage
$15.21
50th Percentile Wage
$17.62
75th Percentile Wage
$20.43
90th Percentile Wage
$24.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.17. The median hourly salary is $17.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,650-3.08%-16.62%
201537,7801.77%-
201437,110-3.07%-
201338,250-11.74%-
201242,740--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Georgia ranges from $32,420 to $38,040. The highest paying area for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $38,040. The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$38,040
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$32,420


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