Average Salary for Parker Drilling Company Employees

An average Parker Drilling Company employee can expect to make $59K per year. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77077


Petroleum, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells, Petroleum industry

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Years of Experience

The largest fraction of Parker Drilling Company people (50 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $57K annually on average.


The highest pay by state can be found in Alaska, where salaries average out at approximately $70K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $83K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Train-the-Trainer Certifications with credentials; these people earn $57K per year on average. At Parker Drilling Company, employees who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) receive the highest salaries at $80K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Employee Relations; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $85K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Parker Drilling Company workers, with just under one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Safety Compliance, Data Analysis, and Performance Management.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Parker Drilling Company also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Parker Drilling Company


47 %
53 %
$54,350 - $76,302
$51,429 - $81,389

Job Satisfaction

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