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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$35,250
2.95% 0.88%
2013
$34,210
-2.13% -
2012
$34,940
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,250 in Roanoke 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 Roanoke is 39.1 percent (39.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News and 24.0 percent (24.0%) 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 Roanoke, Virginia.