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
$38,190
25th Percentile Wage
$50,180
50th Percentile Wage
$57,400
75th Percentile Wage
$64,460
90th Percentile Wage
$76,000

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 $76,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $38,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,400
0.30% 19.25%
2016
$57,230
4.02% -
2015
$54,930
-0.73% -
2014
$55,330
25.50% -
2013
$41,220
-12.45% -
2012
$46,350
- -

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
$57,520
Utilities
$57,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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