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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,940
25th Percentile Wage
$32,400
50th Percentile Wage
$35,250
75th Percentile Wage
$38,100
90th Percentile Wage
$52,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Roanoke, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.91
25th Percentile Wage
$15.58
50th Percentile Wage
$16.95
75th Percentile Wage
$18.32
90th Percentile Wage
$25.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Roanoke, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.06. The median hourly salary is $16.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.91.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201435,2502.95%0.88%
201334,210-2.13%-
201234,940--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $35,250, Roanoke is the lowest paying city for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Virginia, following city of Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (median annual salary of $57,880). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Roanoke is about 39.1 percent (39.1%) lower than that of the highest paying city Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News.

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 Roanoke, Virginia.