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
$33,110
25th Percentile Wage
$40,590
50th Percentile Wage
$52,900
75th Percentile Wage
$72,830
90th Percentile Wage
$86,510

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 $86,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $33,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,900-5.52%64.88%
201555,820-6.06%-
201459,20013.02%-
201351,49063.92%-
201218,580--

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 two industries in the transportation and warehousing sector are shown below. 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
Specialized Freight Trucking
$52,190
Truck Transportation
$49,380

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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