Average Directional Driller Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Directional Driller is $19.02.
MEDIAN $19.02
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $29
$0 - $30,913
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$33,541 - $111,520

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Popular Skills for Directional Driller

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation, Machine Operation, Drilling Engineering, Blueprints and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Directional Driller

An entry-level Directional Driller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.42 based on 48 salaries. An early career Directional Driller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.86 based on 180 salaries. A mid-career Directional Driller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.19 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Directional Driller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.21 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Directional Driller in their job title in Sacramento, California earn an average of 51.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (20.9% more) and Houston, Texas (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jackson, Mississippi (17.4% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (6.4% less) and Knoxville, Tennessee (0.1% less).

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