Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare earth drillers, except oil and gas salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,510
25th Percentile Wage
$47,450
50th Percentile Wage
$56,800
75th Percentile Wage
$66,270
90th Percentile Wage
$89,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas 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) earth drillers, except oil and gas is $89,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid earth drillers, except oil and gas is $41,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,800
2.48% 11.43%
2016
$55,390
-11.27% -
2015
$61,630
2.68% -
2014
$59,980
6.07% -
2013
$56,340
10.70% -
2012
$50,310
- -

Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of earth drillers, except oil and gas in three industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for earth drillers, except oil and gas occupations is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $61,150. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $51,940). For detailed earth drillers, except oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$61,150
Utilities
$56,800
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$51,940

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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