The salary statistics of derrick operators, oil and gas in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare derrick operator, oil and gas salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$20,770|
|25th Percentile Wage||$22,470|
|50th Percentile Wage||$27,610|
|75th Percentile Wage||$44,820|
|90th Percentile Wage||$50,370|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in the industry sector of construction. 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 operators, oil and gas is $50,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick operators, oil and gas is $20,770.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of derrick operators, oil and gas in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of derrick operators, oil and gas in two industries in the construction sector are shown below. For detailed derrick operator, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .