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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,310
25th Percentile Wage
$41,670
50th Percentile Wage
$51,030
75th Percentile Wage
$63,950
90th Percentile Wage
$92,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.53
25th Percentile Wage
$20.04
50th Percentile Wage
$24.53
75th Percentile Wage
$30.75
90th Percentile Wage
$44.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.45. The median hourly salary is $24.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.53.

Table 3. Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $51,030, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is the second highest paying city for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Newark-Union (median annual salary of $60,070). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 15.0 percent (15.0%) lower.

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.