The highest paying states for derrick operators, oil and gas (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of derrick operators, oil and gas in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $72,800, Alaska is the highest paying state for derrick operators, oil and gas. It is followed by Montana (average annual salary $66,440). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 . For more salary information of derrick operators, oil and gas in a specific state, use the links in the table.
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Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of derrick operators, oil and gas in those states is not available at this time.See also: Highest paying industries for derrick operators, oil and gas, Top Paying Jobs in America.