Derrick operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Derrick operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $55,150
Arkansas $39,750
California $50,770
Colorado $53,090
Illinois $37,870
Kansas $39,290
Louisiana $45,770
Michigan $42,000
Mississippi $44,050
Montana $48,110
North Dakota $59,960
New Mexico $46,480
Ohio $43,020
Oklahoma $47,890
Pennsylvania $50,540
Texas $43,870
Utah $44,730
West Virginia $53,040
Wyoming $55,860

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 millwrights but more than auto body repairers.

Career Median Salary
Millwright salary $56K
Wind turbine services technician salary $53K
Mining machine operator salary $55K
Rigger salary $51K
Aircraft mechanic salary $49K
Derrick operator salary $47K
Farm equipment mechanic salary $42K
Geothermal technician salary $40K
Automotive service technician salary $40K
Auto body repairer salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)