Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining amongst Texas 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 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,410
25th Percentile Wage
$37,640
50th Percentile Wage
$46,770
75th Percentile Wage
$60,010
90th Percentile Wage
$77,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,770
-1.75% 16.04%
2016
$47,590
7.96% -
2015
$43,800
-1.00% -
2014
$44,240
7.48% -
2013
$40,930
4.06% -
2012
$39,270
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in state of Texas ranges from $38,080 to $54,420. The highest paying area for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in Texas is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,420. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Lubbock (mean annual salary $53,260). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $38,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,420
Lubbock
$53,260
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$53,250
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$52,150
Corpus Christi
$50,920
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,420
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,050
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$47,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$47,860
Tyler
$47,270
Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,720
Odessa
$45,360
Midland
$45,160
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,760
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,650
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$43,050
Victoria
$42,820
San Angelo
$42,310
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,190
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$41,130
Wichita Falls
$40,680
Laredo
$40,550
Longview
$40,260
College Station-Bryan
$40,200
Amarillo
$39,700
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,660
Abilene
$38,080




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