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Oil and Gas Derrick Operator Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $11.72 $17.42 $26.49
  Annual Wage $24,400 $36,200 $55,100
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Rig derrick equipment and operate pumps to circulate mud through drill hole.