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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Salary Information in Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,540
25th Percentile Wage
$52,040
50th Percentile Wage
$56,870
75th Percentile Wage
$61,080
90th Percentile Wage
$64,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for earth drillers, except oil and gas in Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,540.

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
$56,870
-1.53% 23.90%
2015
$57,740
1.97% -
2014
$56,600
5.25% -
2013
$53,630
19.30% -
2012
$43,280
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $56,870, Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for earth drillers, except oil and gas in state of Virginia, following the highest paying city Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (median annual salary of $57,880). Compared with Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, the median annual salary of earth drillers, except oil and gas in Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is 1.7 percent (1.7%) lower.

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 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia.