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Average Directional Driller Hourly Pay

$20.12
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,014
Bonus
$500
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The average hourly pay for a Directional Driller is $20.12.
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$15.59
MEDIAN
$20.12
90%
$29.97
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $30
Bonus
$100 - $82,434
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$34,540 - $87,121
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What Do Directional Drillers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Directional Driller

3.6 out of 5
(46)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Directional Drillers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Directional Drillers?

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 $15.90 based on 45 salaries. An early career Directional Driller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.96 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Directional Driller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.11 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Directional Driller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.30 based on 85 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 43.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (25.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.1% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (11.5% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 356 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
23.9%
Late Career
9.6%