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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,580
25th Percentile Wage
$29,910
50th Percentile Wage
$34,590
75th Percentile Wage
$38,060
90th Percentile Wage
$40,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in West Central 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 $40,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,580.

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
$34,590
-17.32% 9.83%
2016
$40,580
2.88% -
2015
$39,410
9.85% -
2014
$35,530
2.81% -
2013
$34,530
9.67% -
2012
$31,190
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $34,590, West Central 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 $65,940). In comparison, the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 47.5 percent (47.5%) lower than that in the highest paying city Newark-Union.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$65,940
Lancaster
$48,960
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$48,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,060
Reading
$44,110
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,810
Williamsport
$42,430
State College
$40,130
Pittsburgh
$39,540
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,510
York-Hanover
$39,290
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,900
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$38,820
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$35,550
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,590



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