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Average Hourly Rate for Nabors Drilling Company Employees

On average, Nabors Drilling Company employees receive $22.57 per hour, not counting the $28.98 for overtime. Though your experience level does impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at Nabors Drilling Company. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Nabors Drilling Company typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Nabors Drilling Company
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[-]Oil Rig Motorman (2)
$15.23 - $30.44  
[-]Oil Rig Motorman (2)
Hourly Rate$15.23 - $30.44  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Nabors Drilling Company Details



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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $22.57. For the most part, a representative employee at Nabors Drilling Company has been working for five to nine years and makes $25.36 per hour.


Residents of Williston pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $30.75 per hour; other top-paying cities include Houston (approximately $27.20) and Grand Junction ($21.63). By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Dakota, where the average Nabors Drilling Company employee makes $30.75 per hour.


Oil Rig Motormans are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $24.00.

Certifications and Degrees

Nabors Drilling Company provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in around $22.35 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Scheduling seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $28.60. It's pretty common to find people here who know Office Administration; around two in five consider it a key competency.

Benefits and Perks

Nabors Drilling Company rewards its employees with paid time off, and more than half of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A fair portion of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and about one-half get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance.

Nabors Drilling Company Job Listings

Key Stats

26 %
74 %
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$19 - $26
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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