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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,830
25th Percentile Wage
$36,770
50th Percentile Wage
$46,330
75th Percentile Wage
$59,220
90th Percentile Wage
$71,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $71,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $32,830.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,330
7.19% 7.30%
2016
$43,000
0.53% -
2015
$42,770
3.30% -
2014
$41,360
-1.33% -
2013
$41,910
-2.48% -
2012
$42,950
- -

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

The average salaries of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in six industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $56,040. The lowest paying industry is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $37,810). 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
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,040
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,040
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$45,200
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$45,200
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$38,240
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$37,810

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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