Average Assistant Driller Hourly Pay

$15.60
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$1,000
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for an Assistant Driller is $15.60.
10%
$12.03
MEDIAN
$15.60
90%
$27.17
Hourly Rate
$12 - $27
Bonus
$50 - $7,099
Total Pay
$26,964 - $64,032
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Job Description for Assistant Driller

Assistant Driller Tasks
  • Assist in drilling operations and maintenance of drill pipe during use.
  • Collect, mark, and store soil and rock samples for analyzing.
  • Assist with installing and developing wells and pumping tests.
  • Clean, lubricate, maintain, and/or repair equipment.
  • Set up, operate, and service equipment, such as drill rigs, pumps, forklifts, front end loaders, and generators.

Job Satisfaction for Assistant Driller

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Popular Skills for Assistant Driller

Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Heavy Equipment Operation, Drilling Engineering, Systems Troubleshooting and Mechanical Tool Repair are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Driller

An entry-level Assistant Driller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.57 based on 12 salaries. An early career Assistant Driller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.11 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Driller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Assistant Driller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.00 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Assistant Driller in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 186.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (6.2% more) and Columbus, Ohio (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (23.1% less), Nashville, Tennessee (4.3% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Early Career
62.2%
Mid Career
13.5%
Experienced
8.1%