How much does an Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator make in the United States?

Average Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Yearly Salary in the United States

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators earn an average yearly salary of $57,140. Salaries typically start from $31,140 and go up to $87,170.

Average Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Hourly Wage in the United States

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators earn an average hourly wage of $27.47. Hourly wages typically start from $14.97 and go up to $41.91.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings

The highest earning Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$41.91
an hour
$87,170
per year
Senior Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings

Senior Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$33.72
an hour
$70,140
per year
Experienced Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings

Experienced Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$26.17
an hour
$54,430
per year
Junior Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings

Junior Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$19.54
an hour
$40,650
per year
Starting Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Earnings

Starting Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$14.97
an hour
$31,140
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary Comparison

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators earn more than 81% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Mississippi $38.84 $80,780 # 1
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Alaska $34.41 $71,570 # 2
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in California $33.00 $68,640 # 3
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in North Dakota $31.43 $65,370 # 4
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Wyoming $30.78 $64,020 # 5
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Montana $30.35 $63,120 # 6
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Louisiana $28.83 $59,970 # 7
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Colorado $28.48 $59,240 # 8
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Minnesota $27.76 $57,750 # 9
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Utah $27.66 $57,530 # 10
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in United States $27.47 $57,140 # 11
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Texas $26.69 $55,510 # 12
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $26.05 $54,180 # 13
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Oklahoma $25.89 $53,850 # 14
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Indiana $25.76 $53,590 # 15
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in New York $25.64 $53,340 # 16
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in West Virginia $25.16 $52,340 # 17
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Maryland $25.13 $52,280 # 18
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Florida $24.34 $50,620 # 19
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Illinois $24.19 $50,310 # 20
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Arizona $23.33 $48,530 # 21
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Arkansas $23.21 $48,280 # 22
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in New Mexico $22.97 $47,770 # 23
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Michigan $22.74 $47,300 # 24
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Georgia $22.14 $46,050 # 25
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Virginia $21.85 $45,450 # 26
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Alabama $21.81 $45,360 # 27
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Kansas $21.41 $44,530 # 28
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Ohio $21.14 $43,980 # 29