Derrick Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for derrick operators, oil and gas in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of derrick operators, oil and gas among Kansas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas in Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,320
25th Percentile Wage
$37,030
50th Percentile Wage
$46,260
75th Percentile Wage
$60,700
90th Percentile Wage
$73,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of derrick operators, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,260
1.15% 7.24%
2016
$45,730
0.44% -
2015
$45,530
16.19% -
2014
$38,160
-17.58% -
2013
$44,870
4.37% -
2012
$42,910
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of derrick operators, oil and gas in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of derrick operators, oil and gas in state of Kansas ranges from $40,170 to $44,560. The highest paying area for derrick operators, oil and gas in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $44,560. The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$44,560
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$40,170




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