Average Salary for Nabors Drilling Company Employees

The average employee at Nabors Drilling Company takes home $64K annually. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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)
$37,601 - $145,773  
[-]Oil Rig Motorman (2)
Total Pay$37,601 - $145,773  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $52K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $74K annually on average. The largest fraction of Nabors Drilling Company people (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $62K per year on average.


Residents of Anchorage, Alaska pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $115K annually; other top-paying cities include Williston, N.D. ($93K) and Houston, Texas ($52K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Alaska; salaries there average to $115K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Nabors Drilling Company have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $70K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Service; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $80K per year. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just over two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a large number of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone and life insurance.

Key Stats for Nabors Drilling Company


24 %
76 %
$50,097 - $113,003
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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