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 Alaska. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than extraction workers.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $60K
Automotive service technician salary $54K
Millwright salary $66K
Auto body repairer salary $58K
Industrial machinery mechanic salary $59K
Derrick operator salary $55K
Extraction worker salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)