The average rate for a Driller is $21.97 per hour.
Driller Total Pay (?
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$35,475 - $160,891
(Median)
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110K
160K
MEDIAN: $73,361
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Driller Total Pay (?
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$14.21 - $32.60
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$35,475 - $160,891  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
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$33,271 - $155,655  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.21 - $32.60  
   
Overtime
$17.52 - $48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
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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$33,271 - $155,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Driller
  • Take steps for remediation, including adding chemicals and repairing equipment.
  • Monitor wells, record measurements, and observe the site.
  • Participate in safety programs.
  • Operate machinery to drill and install wells.
  • Use mapping and sonar instruments to identify where to place wells.
Pay by Experience Level for Driller
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Driller Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
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National Average
$62,000
Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
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Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 18%
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