Oil Rig Tool Pusher Salary
The average salary for an Oil Rig Tool Pusher is $88,603 per year.
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Job Description for Oil Rig Tool Pusher
An oil rig tool pusher works in the oil drilling industry. It is often a leadership and foreperson position. Inventory duties are often given to the tool pusher to ensure that supplies are always available. Since this is usually a supervisory experience, many years of experience working on an oil rig are usually needed.Read More...
The tool pusher will arrange for different tools and equipment to be used for jobs. Strong knowledge of the different parts of the rig and equipment is needed. The tool pusher should make sure that the tools and the rig are functioning properly at all times. Some troubleshooting skills are important, in order to restore malfunctioning equipment whenever necessary. There are often productivity standards that need to be met, and the tool pusher should do everything possible to make sure that these goals are met. However, it is important to ensure that safe operations are carried out by crew members at all times.
Some positions may require the oil rig tool pusher to work for long periods of time on an oil rig, making everyday visits home not possible. Working on an oil rig may also be a hot and noisy environment, and sometimes strong weather may occur. Usually, a minimum of a high school diploma is required. Strong computer skills are necessary, as the tool pusher will carry out administrative work. The hours of this job vary, and sometimes working at night is necessary. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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Pay by Experience Level for Oil Rig Tool Pusher
Pay by Experience for an Oil Rig Tool Pusher has a positive trend. An entry-level Oil Rig Tool Pusher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oil Rig Tool Pusher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Oil Rig Tool Pusher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 17 salaries. An Oil Rig Tool Pusher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 7 salaries.
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