Derrick Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for derrick operators, oil and gas in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of derrick operators, oil and gas among Kentucky cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,900
25th Percentile Wage
$30,900
50th Percentile Wage
$33,660
75th Percentile Wage
$36,440
90th Percentile Wage
$38,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.01
25th Percentile Wage
$14.86
50th Percentile Wage
$16.19
75th Percentile Wage
$17.52
90th Percentile Wage
$18.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.32. The median hourly salary is $16.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.01.




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