Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for earth drillers, except oil and gas in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas amongst Oklahoma 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,940
25th Percentile Wage
$31,160
50th Percentile Wage
$40,730
75th Percentile Wage
$51,990
90th Percentile Wage
$71,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,730
6.19% -7.78%
2016
$38,210
-2.07% -
2015
$39,000
-9.00% -
2014
$42,510
-21.01% -
2013
$51,440
14.66% -
2012
$43,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Oklahoma ranges from $25,050 to $71,320. The highest paying area for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Oklahoma is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,320. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $40,850). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$71,320
Oklahoma City
$40,850
Tulsa
$40,270
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$25,050




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