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What is the average salary for Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States?

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators earn an average hourly wage of $29.36. Hourly wages typically start from $14.70 and go up to $45.03. Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators earn an average salary of $61,070 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,580 and go up to $93,660.

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

Learn more about the Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Highest

The top 10% of Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$45.03 an hour $93,660 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$34.89 an hour $72,570 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$25.56 an hour $53,160 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$18.23 an hour $37,910 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States earn:

$14.70 an hour $30,580 per year

Historical salary for Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators in the United States

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 New Jersey $38.38 $79,840 # 1
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Alaska $36.20 $75,290 # 2
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Mississippi $35.96 $74,800 # 3
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in California $35.13 $73,070 # 4
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Texas $32.13 $66,820 # 5
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in North Dakota $31.92 $66,390 # 6
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Wyoming $30.88 $64,230 # 7
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Louisiana $29.82 $62,030 # 8
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Arizona $29.45 $61,250 # 9
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Virginia $29.44 $61,240 # 10
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Montana $27.51 $57,210 # 11
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Indiana $27.27 $56,730 # 12
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in New Mexico $26.99 $56,140 # 13
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in West Virginia $26.75 $55,640 # 14
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Utah $26.40 $54,910 # 15
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Illinois $26.38 $54,880 # 16
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Colorado $25.89 $53,840 # 17
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Arkansas $25.57 $53,190 # 18
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Minnesota $25.24 $52,500 # 19
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Oklahoma $24.74 $51,450 # 20
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $24.40 $50,750 # 21
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Kansas $23.46 $48,790 # 22
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Florida $23.17 $48,200 # 23
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Michigan $22.87 $47,560 # 24
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in New York $22.16 $46,090 # 25
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Georgia $21.22 $44,140 # 26
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Nevada $21.15 $43,990 # 27
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Missouri $20.83 $43,340 # 28
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Nebraska $19.53 $40,630 # 29
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Alabama $19.30 $40,150 # 30
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Kentucky $18.27 $38,000 # 31
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operator Salary in Ohio $17.42 $36,240 # 32
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics