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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 $70,420, Alaska is the highest paying state for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining. It is followed by Virginia (average annual salary $58,760). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$70,420
$41,070 1,620
2 Virginia
$58,760
$34,600 190
3 California
$57,370
$36,970 2,430
4 Louisiana
$56,880
$33,450 2,270
5 Utah
$56,350
$34,740 560
6 Montana
$55,810
$37,590 260
7 Nevada
$55,080
$34,570 110
8 Wyoming
$54,990
$37,280 1,530
9 North Dakota
$52,820
$33,070 820
10 Arkansas
$50,360
$26,770 530
11 Alabama
$49,030
$33,480 150
12 Texas
$47,590
$31,940 20,310
13 New Mexico
$47,370
$32,750 1,570
14 Pennsylvania
$45,640
$31,980 1,560
15 Kentucky
$45,000
$28,430 120
16 Colorado
$44,150
$33,140 1,930
17 Kansas
$43,490
$30,070 740
18 Oklahoma
$42,730
$27,720 3,350
19 Mississippi
$42,240
$28,700 340
20 Michigan
$40,880
$32,880 350
21 New York
$39,530
$26,890 110
22 Ohio
$38,850
$28,030 740
23 West Virginia
$38,240
$26,900 850
24 Florida
$37,900
$31,450 30
25 Nebraska
$37,020
$31,740 40
26 Illinois
$34,200
$21,660 280
27 Indiana
$24,710
$20,900 40

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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