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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,580
25th Percentile Wage
$42,380
50th Percentile Wage
$54,400
75th Percentile Wage
$72,730
90th Percentile Wage
$86,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $86,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $34,580.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,400
2.76% 65.85%
2016
$52,900
-5.52% -
2015
$55,820
-6.06% -
2014
$59,200
13.02% -
2013
$51,490
63.92% -
2012
$18,580
- -

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

The average salaries of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in four industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $59,180. The lowest paying industry is the truck transportation industry (annual salary $50,760). 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
Pipeline Transportation
$59,180
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$59,130
Specialized Freight Trucking
$52,190
Truck Transportation
$50,760

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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