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 Texas. On average, they make less than automotive service technicians but more than motorcycle mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Automotive service technician salary $45K
Commercial diver salary $45K
Rigger salary $50K
Radio mechanic salary $46K
Auto body repairer salary $41K
Derrick operator salary $44K
Farm equipment mechanic salary $44K
Geothermal technician salary $38K
Recreational vehicle service technician salary $37K
Motorcycle mechanic salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)