Average Base Pay
31.22% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $48,510. A Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $56,090. A person in a mid-career Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $64,940 a year. Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $75,710. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas role’s annual salary averages $83,870 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $64,940 higher than the national average for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas roles that can advance both internally and with another company.