Assistant Driller Salary

An Assistant Driller earns an average wage of $15.40 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$33,064 - $245,659
$98K
MEDIAN: $97,500
50%

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$11.57 - $27.62
$12
$15
$28
MEDIAN: $15.22
10%
50%
90%

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$0$245K
Salary $97,500
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,236 - $140,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $11.57 - $27.62
Hourly Tips $2.73
Overtime $16.85 - $42.57
Annual Data $0$140K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,236 - $140,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Assistant Driller

Assistant drillers work primarily outdoors for water, well, exploration, and drilling companies, and must follow strict safety guidelines and procedures at all times and adhere to all OSHA rules and regulations. A commercial driver's license (Class A or B) is often required for this position, and assistant drillers must be flexible to work long hours and occasional weekends.

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Assistant Driller Tasks

  • Assist in drilling operations and maintenance of drill pipe during use.
  • Collect, mark, and store soil and rock samples for analyzing.
  • Assist with installing and developing wells and pumping tests.
  • Clean, lubricate, maintain, and/or repair equipment.
  • Set up, operate, and service equipment, such as drill rigs, pumps, forklifts, front end loaders, and generators.

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Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Driller?

Assistant Driller in Florida:
"Cool job."
Pros: My boss, is cool. I like what I do.
Cons: Nothing.

Key Stats for Assistant Driller

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Assistant Driller Salaries

Experienced
▲150%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%
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