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Highest Paying States for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

The highest paying states for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining (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 service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $67,790, Alaska is the highest paying state for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining. It is followed by Missouri (average annual salary $67,230). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$67,790
$40,680 1,180
2 Missouri
$67,230
$35,840 110
3 Virginia
$58,760
$34,600 190
4 North Dakota
$58,050
$37,560 1,090
5 Kansas
$57,130
$32,440 640
6 California
$56,010
$36,820 2,080
7 Nevada
$55,080
$34,570 110
8 New Mexico
$54,910
$35,200 1,680
9 Montana
$54,820
$40,750 320
10 Louisiana
$53,230
$32,660 1,910
11 Utah
$52,760
$36,040 500
12 Wyoming
$49,990
$36,500 1,460
13 Arkansas
$49,750
$24,050 490
14 West Virginia
$47,310
$28,820 1,080
15 Alabama
$47,140
$33,220 140
16 Texas
$46,770
$32,410 18,340
17 Pennsylvania
$45,740
$32,170 1,740
18 Mississippi
$45,580
$30,650 340
19 Colorado
$45,060
$34,030 1,890
20 Kentucky
$42,340
$28,640 120
21 Ohio
$42,330
$32,730 520
22 Oklahoma
$41,930
$28,610 2,730
23 Tennessee
$41,820
$29,140 80
24 Michigan
$40,330
$32,690 230
25 New York
$39,530
$26,890 110
26 Illinois
$38,950
$26,770 100
27 Nebraska
$37,020
$31,740 40
28 Indiana
$32,120
$21,780 40
29 Florida
$30,220
$23,510 50

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in those states is not available at this time.

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