A Directional Driller earns an average wage of C$26.75 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$45,570 - C$249,773
C$46K
C$140K
C$250K
MEDIAN: C$137,529
10%
50%
90%
C$20.32 - C$37.53
C$20
C$26
C$38
MEDIAN: C$26.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$249K
Salary C$45,570 - C$249,773
Bonus C$0.00 - C$162,744
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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C$48,776 - C$242,222
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$20.32 - C$37.53
Overtime C$29.71 - C$55.89
Annual Data C$0C$242K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$162,744
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).
)
C$48,776 - C$242,222
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Directional Driller

A directional driller is crucial to the energy field in this day and age. More and more oil is needed to supply the energy demands of the world, and it is being accomplished on the ground every day. Hydraulic fracture drilling, or fracking, is accomplished by many techniques, but the primary one is horizontal, or directional, drilling. You will be the one on the ground handling the machinery required to get oil out of the ground. This is definitely a manual labor position, and you will be required to perform physically demanding duties on a daily basis.

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Directional Driller Pay By Employer

$0$276K

Schlumberger
11 profiles
$59,916

$90,000

Directional Driller Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$91,967

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Directional Driller

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Directional Driller Salaries

▲54%

▲43%

National Average
C$92,000

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 33%