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3.4/5 3.4/5
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How much does a Derrick Operator make in the United States?

Average Derrick Operator Hourly Wage in the United States

Derrick Operators earn a median hourly wage of $23.14. Hourly wages typically start from $16.24 and go up to $36.31.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Derrick Operator Yearly Salary in the United States

Derrick Operators earn a median salary of $48,130 per year. Salaries typically start from $33,790 and go up to $75,520.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Derrick Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Derrick Operator Earnings

The highest earning Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$36.31
an hour
$75,520
per year
Senior Derrick Operator Earnings

Senior Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$28.83
an hour
$59,970
per year
Experienced Derrick Operator Earnings

Experienced Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$23.14
an hour
$48,130
per year
Junior Derrick Operator Earnings

Junior Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$18.76
an hour
$39,030
per year
Starting Derrick Operator Earnings

Starting Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$16.24
an hour
$33,790
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Derrick Operator salary comparison

Derrick Operators earn more than 57% percent of Trades careers. Derrick Operator salaries are in the top 50% of all careers in the United States.

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Source:

Historical salary for Derrick Operators in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Derrick Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Derrick Operator Salary in Alaska $35.00 $72,800 # 1
Derrick Operator Salary in Utah $26.89 $55,940 # 2
Derrick Operator Salary in North Dakota $28.37 $59,020 # 3
Derrick Operator Salary in California $27.30 $56,790 # 4
Derrick Operator Salary in Wyoming $26.79 $55,730 # 5
Derrick Operator Salary in Mississippi $24.31 $50,560 # 6
Derrick Operator Salary in Texas $22.77 $47,360 # 7
Derrick Operator Salary in Louisiana $22.98 $47,790 # 8
Derrick Operator Salary in West Virginia $25.50 $53,040 # 9
Derrick Operator Salary in Oklahoma $23.17 $48,190 # 10
Derrick Operator Salary in Kansas $21.98 $45,730 # 11
Derrick Operator Salary in Colorado $20.39 $42,410 # 12
Derrick Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $22.02 $45,800 # 13
Derrick Operator Salary in Ohio $20.68 $43,020 # 14
Derrick Operator Salary in Arkansas $21.05 $43,790 # 15
Derrick Operator Salary in New Mexico $20.69 $43,020 # 16
Derrick Operator Salary in Illinois $18.21 $37,870 # 17
Derrick Operator Salary in Michigan $18.21 $37,870 # 18
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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