Rotary Drill Operator, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of rotary drill operators, oil and gas among Wyoming cities 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 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,000
25th Percentile Wage
$49,460
50th Percentile Wage
$61,050
75th Percentile Wage
$72,600
90th Percentile Wage
$79,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,050
-3.23% 7.85%
2016
$63,020
1.75% -
2015
$61,920
-5.59% -
2014
$65,380
9.10% -
2013
$59,430
5.33% -
2012
$56,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas in Wyoming Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of rotary drill operators, oil and gas in state of Wyoming ranges from $46,240 to $85,830. The highest paying area for rotary drill operators, oil and gas in Wyoming is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $85,830. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,820). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$85,830
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$55,820
Casper
$55,050
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$46,240




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