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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare earth drillers, except oil and gas salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,580
25th Percentile Wage
$34,770
50th Percentile Wage
$43,810
75th Percentile Wage
$56,180
90th Percentile Wage
$64,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas 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) earth drillers, except oil and gas is $64,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid earth drillers, except oil and gas is $29,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,810-1.44%13.74%
201544,4407.36%-
201441,1707.80%-
201337,9600.45%-
201237,790--

Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of earth drillers, except oil and gas 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 earth drillers, except oil and gas occupations is the engineering services industry with an annual salary $44,650. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $42,210). For detailed earth drillers, except oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Engineering Services
$44,650
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$44,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,810
Testing Laboratories
$43,800
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$42,210

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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