Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining amongst West Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,820
25th Percentile Wage
$34,850
50th Percentile Wage
$47,310
75th Percentile Wage
$62,940
90th Percentile Wage
$77,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,310
19.17% 18.39%
2016
$38,240
3.37% -
2015
$36,950
-3.55% -
2014
$38,260
0.31% -
2013
$38,140
-1.23% -
2012
$38,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in state of West Virginia ranges from $26,870 to $58,760. The highest paying area for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in West Virginia is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,760. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Charleston (mean annual salary $54,700). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $26,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$58,760
Charleston
$54,700
Wheeling
$54,290
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,330
Huntington-Ashland
$34,450
Morgantown
$29,790
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$26,870




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