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 20% less than similar careers in Kansas. On average, they make less than auto repair technicians.

Career Median Salary
Auto repair technician salary $38K
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Recreational vehicle service technician salary $38K
Motorcycle mechanic salary $37K
Rigger salary $37K
Derrick operator salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)