The annual and hourly salary statistics of derrick operators, oil and gas in Casper, Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of derrick operators, oil and gas in Casper is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$45,140|
|25th Percentile Wage||$50,580|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,890|
|75th Percentile Wage||$60,690|
|90th Percentile Wage||$63,860|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for derrick operators, oil and gas in Casper, Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,140.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of derrick operators, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $55,890, Casper is the second highest paying city for derrick operators, oil and gas in state of Wyoming, following the highest paying city Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $59,900). Compared with Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of derrick operators, oil and gas in Casper is 6.7 percent (6.7%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area|| |