Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Richmond, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Richmond, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Richmond 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 Richmond, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,190
25th Percentile Wage
$33,940
50th Percentile Wage
$47,280
75th Percentile Wage
$62,180
90th Percentile Wage
$73,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Richmond, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,190.

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
$47,280
-12.14% 24.83%
2016
$53,020
44.87% -
2015
$29,230
3.87% -
2014
$28,100
-6.51% -
2013
$29,930
-18.74% -
2012
$35,540
- -

Table 3. Compare Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary in Richmond with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $47,280 in Richmond is in the middle of salary range for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Richmond is 18.3 percent (18.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News and 43.3 percent (43.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lynchburg.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$57,880
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$56,870
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$55,990
Richmond
$47,280
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,570
Charlottesville
$42,050
Roanoke
$35,250
Lynchburg
$26,800



See also: Top paying jobs in Richmond, Virginia.