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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,510
25th Percentile Wage
$34,680
50th Percentile Wage
$38,310
75th Percentile Wage
$44,110
90th Percentile Wage
$48,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.63
25th Percentile Wage
$16.67
50th Percentile Wage
$18.42
75th Percentile Wage
$21.21
90th Percentile Wage
$23.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.54. The median hourly salary is $18.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.63.

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
201638,3105.40%-0.86%
201536,240-10.62%-
201440,09019.76%-
201332,170-20.11%-
201238,640--

Table 3. Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $38,310, Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Newark-Union (median annual salary of $60,070). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is about 36.2 percent (36.2%) lower than that of the highest paying city Newark-Union.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$60,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$51,030
Lancaster
$47,800
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,810
Williamsport
$42,430
Pittsburgh
$40,770
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,580
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,900
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,310

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.