Derrick Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Casper, Wyoming

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas in Casper, Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,890
-4.49% 13.67%
2016
$58,400
2.88% -
2015
$56,720
-13.47% -
2014
$64,360
20.34% -
2013
$51,270
5.89% -
2012
$48,250
- -

Table 3. Compare Derrick Operator, Oil and Gas Salary in Casper with Other Wyoming Cities

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
$59,900
Casper
$55,890
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$51,970
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$45,360
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$43,430



See also: Top paying jobs in Casper, Wyoming.