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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare earth drillers, except oil and gas salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,620
25th Percentile Wage
$42,620
50th Percentile Wage
$50,410
75th Percentile Wage
$60,670
90th Percentile Wage
$72,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $72,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid earth drillers, except oil and gas is $36,620.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,4103.93%15.37%
201548,4307.93%-
201444,5901.64%-
201343,8602.74%-
201242,660--

Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of earth drillers, except oil and gas in five industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $59,260. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $48,120). For detailed earth drillers, except oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,260
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$50,410
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$50,410
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,200
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,120

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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