An Assistant Driller earns an average wage of $15.30 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,799 - $305,359
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MEDIAN: $117,000
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$11.71 - $24.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$29,799 - $305,359  
   
Bonus
$95.94 - $10,304  
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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$25,506 - $147,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $41.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$95.94 - $10,304  
   
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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$25,506 - $147,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Job Description for Assistant Driller

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

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Experience Affects Assistant Driller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 49%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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