Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,800
25th Percentile Wage
$50,780
50th Percentile Wage
$57,230
75th Percentile Wage
$63,110
90th Percentile Wage
$80,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $80,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $38,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,2304.02%19.01%
201554,930-0.73%-
201455,33025.50%-
201341,220-12.45%-
201246,350--

Compare Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$57,490
Utilities
$57,230

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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