Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining among Kentucky 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 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,640
25th Percentile Wage
$34,080
50th Percentile Wage
$42,340
75th Percentile Wage
$51,250
90th Percentile Wage
$65,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,340
-6.28% -10.18%
2016
$45,000
13.24% -
2015
$39,040
-29.05% -
2014
$50,380
5.48% -
2013
$47,620
2.04% -
2012
$46,650
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in state of Kentucky ranges from $24,100 to $51,250. The highest paying area for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Kentucky is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,250. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $44,900). The lowest paying area is Evansville with a median annual salary of $24,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$51,250
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$44,900
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,640
Evansville
$24,100




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