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How much does a Derrick Operator make in California?

Average Derrick Operator Hourly Wage in California

Derrick Operators earn a median hourly wage of $26.76. Hourly wages typically start from $17.93 and go up to $39.55.

Average Derrick Operator Yearly Salary in California

Derrick Operators earn a median salary of $55,660 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,290 and go up to $82,260.

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Derrick Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Derrick Operator Earnings

The highest earning Derrick Operators in California earn:

$39.55
an hour
$82,260
per year
Senior Derrick Operator Earnings

Senior Derrick Operators in California earn:

$30.75
an hour
$63,960
per year
Experienced Derrick Operator Earnings

Experienced Derrick Operators in California earn:

$26.76
an hour
$55,660
per year
Junior Derrick Operator Earnings

Junior Derrick Operators in California earn:

$22.37
an hour
$46,540
per year
Starting Derrick Operator Earnings

Starting Derrick Operators in California earn:

$17.93
an hour
$37,290
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Derrick Operator salary comparison

Derrick Operators earn more than 53% percent of Trades careers in California. Derrick Operator salaries are in the bottom 70% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Derrick Operators in California

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

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