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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$28,310
25th Percentile Wage
$34,290
50th Percentile Wage
$53,020
75th Percentile Wage
$64,980
90th Percentile Wage
$74,940

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 $74,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.61
25th Percentile Wage
$16.48
50th Percentile Wage
$25.49
75th Percentile Wage
$31.24
90th Percentile Wage
$36.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Richmond, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.03. The median hourly salary is $25.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.61.

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
201653,02044.87%32.97%
201529,2303.87%-
201428,100-6.51%-
201329,930-18.74%-
201235,540--

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 $53,020 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 8.4 percent (8.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News and 33.5 percent (33.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Roanoke.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$57,880
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$57,740
Richmond
$53,020
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,570
Roanoke
$35,250

See also: Top paying jobs in Richmond, Virginia.