Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for earth drillers, except oil and gas in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas amongst Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,870
25th Percentile Wage
$34,480
50th Percentile Wage
$40,430
75th Percentile Wage
$53,360
90th Percentile Wage
$62,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.84
25th Percentile Wage
$16.57
50th Percentile Wage
$19.44
75th Percentile Wage
$25.65
90th Percentile Wage
$29.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.94. The median hourly salary is $19.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.84.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,4309.55%4.18%
201536,570-6.70%-
201439,0204.33%-
201337,330-3.78%-
201238,740--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Michigan ranges from $38,960 to $43,020. The highest paying area for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Michigan is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,020. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Grand Rapids-Wyoming (mean annual salary $39,950). The lowest paying area is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $38,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$39,950
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$38,960


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