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 Louisiana. On average, they make less than facility maintenance mechanics but more than auto repair technicians.

Career Median Salary
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $60K
Commercial diver salary $60K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $61K
Rotary drill operator salary $61K
Aircraft mechanic salary $61K
Derrick operator salary $61K
Avionics technician salary $47K
Extraction worker salary $38K
Auto body repairer salary $48K
Auto repair technician salary $46K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)