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

The salary statistics of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of manufacturing 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 manufacturing sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,610
25th Percentile Wage
$44,980
50th Percentile Wage
$60,220
75th Percentile Wage
$82,360
90th Percentile Wage
$97,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $97,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $36,610.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,220
2.24% 25.47%
2016
$58,870
-0.75% -
2015
$59,310
-32.81% -
2014
$78,770
31.07% -
2013
$54,300
17.35% -
2012
$44,880
- -

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

The average salaries of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in seven industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining occupations is the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $80,490. The lowest paying industry is the chemical manufacturing industry (annual salary $41,190). 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
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,490
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,490
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$50,370
Machinery Manufacturing
$48,770
Machinery Manufacturing
$48,770
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$41,520
Chemical Manufacturing
$41,190

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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