Rotary Drill Operator, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,390
25th Percentile Wage
$64,010
50th Percentile Wage
$79,160
75th Percentile Wage
$92,160
90th Percentile Wage
$99,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rotary drill operators, oil and gas 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) rotary drill operators, oil and gas is $99,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid rotary drill operators, oil and gas is $46,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,160
-7.07% 24.63%
2016
$84,760
-3.69% -
2015
$87,890
3.33% -
2014
$84,960
5.76% -
2013
$80,070
25.49% -
2012
$59,660
- -

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

The average salaries of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in five 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 rotary drill operator, oil and gas occupations is the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $83,220. The lowest paying industry is the agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing industry (annual salary $57,110). For detailed rotary drill operator, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$83,220
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$83,220
Machinery Manufacturing
$67,220
Machinery Manufacturing
$67,220
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$57,110

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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