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Rig Manager Salary

The average salary for a Rig Manager is $120,102 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$97,226 - $197,644
MEDIAN: $120,101

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$97,226 - $197,644  
$0.00 - $45,615  
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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).
$96,390 - $234,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Rig Manager

  • Responsible for coordinating the rig crew shifts as well as the day-to-day drilling activities.
  • Ensure adherence to safety practices.
  • Manage the set up and take down of rigs.
  • Promote compliance with environmental and other governmental regulations among rig crew.

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Experience Affects Rig Manager Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 16%