Derrick operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Derrick operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $78,720
Pennsylvania $74,940
North Dakota $61,020
Wyoming $60,790
Louisiana $60,630
Utah $60,630
New Mexico $59,740
West Virginia $53,040
California $50,330
Ohio $48,300
Montana $48,110
Oklahoma $48,060
Texas $46,900
Mississippi $44,050
Arkansas $42,790
Michigan $42,000
Colorado $39,750
Illinois $37,870
Kansas $36,750

How do derrick operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Derrick operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than HVAC technicians but more than hazardous materials removal workers.

Career Median Salary
HVAC technician salary $49K
Pump operator salary $50K
Faller salary $48K
Tile and marble setter salary $48K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Derrick operator salary $47K
Rigger salary $48K
Glazier salary $47K
Cement mason salary $47K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $46K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)