Average Salary for Parker Drilling Company Employees

The median salary at Parker Drilling Company is $59K per year. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Parker Drilling Company employees (50 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $57K annually on average.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $83K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Train-the-Trainer Certification is rewarded with median pay of $57K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Parker Drilling Company pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — $80K.


When it comes to skills, Employee Relations seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $85K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; slightly less than a third consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Safety Compliance, Data Analysis, and Performance Management.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Parker Drilling Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of workers participate. Most employees can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Parker Drilling Company employees also enjoy perks 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
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 5 votes.
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