Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,200
25th Percentile Wage
$34,790
50th Percentile Wage
$55,770
75th Percentile Wage
$71,460
90th Percentile Wage
$94,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $94,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $23,200.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,770
-0.77% 38.75%
2016
$56,200
-7.70% -
2015
$60,530
30.00% -
2014
$42,370
17.25% -
2013
$35,060
2.57% -
2012
$34,160
- -

Compare Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $60,530. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $46,870). 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
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$60,530
Engineering Services
$58,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,770
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$55,520
Testing Laboratories
$46,870

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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