An Oil Rig Motorman earns an average wage of $21.77 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$15.00 - $26.72
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $26.72  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $47.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$400.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,700 - $135,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Oil Rig Motorman

Oil rig motormen work under oil rig drillers and perform maintenance and small repairs on drilling equipment, including daily inspections of equipment to ensure that there are no damages. Knowledge of state and federal regulations is important in this position, and these regulations must be followed at all times.

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Oil Rig Motorman Tasks

  • Responsible for routine preventive maintenance and minor repairs to engines on oil rigs.
  • Assemble pumping equipment and attach pumps and hoses to wellhead.
  • Align and manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem from drilling rig during removal and replace with strings of pipe or drill stem and drill bit.
  • Operate specialized hydraulic pumping systems to place cement in wells or treat wells with chemicals, sand mixtures or gases to stimulate production.

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Q: What is it like working as an Oil Rig Motorman?

Oil Rig Motorman in Pratt:
Pros: Working outdoors, seeing the beautiful country side, and knowing that I am a small part of the process in making a product that allows us as people to travel around the world. We are always concerned about safety and the health of our fellow crew members.
Cons: Some long hours. Time away from the family.

Key Stats for Oil Rig Motorman

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Oil Rig Motorman Salaries

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$54,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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