Water Well Driller Salary

Men make up the majority of Water Well Drillers in the United States, bringing in about $18.00 per hour. Most Water Well Drillers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The larger part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a fifth collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,536 - $98,298
$31K
$59K
$98K
MEDIAN: $59,322
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$12.92 - $24.81
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$0$98K
Salary $30,536 - $98,298
Bonus $0.00 - $8,243
Commission $10,000
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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$30,278 - $78,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.92 - $24.81
Overtime $20.08 - $36.66
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,243
Commission $10,000
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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$30,278 - $78,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129

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Job Description for Water Well Driller

A water well driller is the person who is primarily responsible for tapping water deposits. This person can sometimes be referred to as an earth driller. This position is one that will work in an outdoor environment among the elements. It can be dangerous in nature, as this type of work can be done in all types of weather. Travel is often required of a water well driller, and the working hours can be held to typical daytime office hours, while some will work extended hours. This is not a position which requires formal education, as much of the training is attained on the job. However, some organizations do require certification. A water well driller will work among a team of other well drillers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Well Driller

Pay by Experience for a Water Well Driller has a positive trend. An entry-level Water Well Driller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Water Well Driller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Water Well Driller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 53 salaries. A Water Well Driller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 30 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Water Well Driller?

Water Well Driller in Weatherford:
Pros: The people, and knowing what to do from the time I come in to the timei leave.
Cons: The equpiment is old and ragged out.

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Key Stats for Water Well Driller

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Water Well Driller Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Water Well Driller Salaries

Pipe Welding
▲14%

Drilling Engineering
▲4%

National Average
$46,000

CDL
▼10%

Welding
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 39%
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