Rotary Drill Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of rotary drill operators, oil and gas among Ohio 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 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,630
25th Percentile Wage
$41,300
50th Percentile Wage
$50,360
75th Percentile Wage
$61,080
90th Percentile Wage
$74,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,360
16.70% 42.20%
2016
$41,950
2.31% -
2015
$40,980
18.42% -
2014
$33,430
10.02% -
2013
$30,080
3.22% -
2012
$29,110
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in state of Ohio ranges from $29,690 to $44,510. The highest paying area for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in Ohio is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,510. The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $29,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$44,510
Columbus
$29,690




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