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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 $23.03. Hourly wages typically start from $16.00 and go up to $35.28.

Average Derrick Operator Yearly Salary in the United States

Derrick Operators earn a median salary of $47,910 per year. Salaries typically start from $33,280 and go up to $73,390.

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Derrick Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Derrick Operator Earnings

The highest earning Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$35.28
an hour
$73,390
per year
Senior Derrick Operator Earnings

Senior Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$28.27
an hour
$58,800
per year
Experienced Derrick Operator Earnings

Experienced Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$23.03
an hour
$47,910
per year
Junior Derrick Operator Earnings

Junior Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$18.62
an hour
$38,730
per year
Starting Derrick Operator Earnings

Starting Derrick Operators in the United States earn:

$16.00
an hour
$33,280
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Derrick Operator salary comparison

Derrick Operators earn more than 58% percent of Trades careers. Derrick Operator salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Derrick Operators in the United States

Derrick Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Derrick Operator Salary in Alaska $33.32 $69,300 # 1
Derrick Operator Salary in North Dakota $27.03 $56,230 # 2
Derrick Operator Salary in Utah $26.04 $54,170 # 3
Derrick Operator Salary in California $26.76 $55,660 # 4
Derrick Operator Salary in Arkansas $23.88 $49,670 # 5
Derrick Operator Salary in Wyoming $24.43 $50,810 # 6
Derrick Operator Salary in Mississippi $24.51 $50,970 # 7
Derrick Operator Salary in Texas $22.55 $46,900 # 8
Derrick Operator Salary in Oklahoma $23.51 $48,910 # 9
Derrick Operator Salary in Louisiana $22.14 $46,060 # 10
Derrick Operator Salary in Kansas $21.89 $45,530 # 11
Derrick Operator Salary in New Mexico $22.25 $46,290 # 12
Derrick Operator Salary in Colorado $19.06 $39,650 # 13
Derrick Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $21.22 $44,140 # 14
Derrick Operator Salary in Ohio $19.23 $40,000 # 15
Derrick Operator Salary in West Virginia $20.99 $43,670 # 16
Derrick Operator Salary in Indiana $20.33 $42,290 # 17
Derrick Operator Salary in Illinois $18.07 $37,580 # 18
Derrick Operator Salary in Michigan $18.03 $37,510 # 19
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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