Rotary drill operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Rotary drill operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $77,050
North Dakota $77,000
Colorado $75,910
New Mexico $75,270
Missouri $75,150
Wyoming $62,210
Utah $61,930
Louisiana $61,360
Minnesota $56,660
Texas $55,920
Georgia $55,400
Maryland $55,060
Virginia $52,400
New York $50,350
Ohio $48,570
Montana $48,420
Alaska $48,320
Michigan $48,280
West Virginia $48,110
Pennsylvania $48,010
Oklahoma $48,000
Illinois $47,130
Indiana $47,060
Arizona $46,910
Florida $46,700
Kansas $46,640
Mississippi $46,420
Arkansas $43,400
Kentucky $36,750
Alabama $30,100

How do rotary drill operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Rotary drill operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than wind turbine services technicians.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $65K
Boilermaker salary $64K
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $62K
Wellhead pumper salary $64K
Radio mechanic salary $60K
Rotary drill operator salary $56K
Millwright salary $60K
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $60K
Sheet metal worker salary $53K
Wind turbine services technician salary $56K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)