The average hourly pay for a Driller in Odessa, Texas is $30.09.
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Job Description for Driller
"Driller" can refer to many different positions, but it generally includes physical work in a construction or oil rig environment. Educational requirements for these positions generally do not exist, but some may require a high school degree or equivalent. Work history requirements vary from position to position, as some are open to entry-level candidates that must be trained, while others require experience with and knowledge of relevant tools. Some certifications or licenses may be required to…Read more
- Operate machinery to drill and install wells.
- Use mapping and sonar instruments to identify where to place wells.
- Participate in safety programs.
- Take steps for remediation, including adding chemicals and repairing equipment.
- Monitor wells, record measurements, and observe the site.
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Employees with Driller in their job title in Midland, Texas earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (7.0% more) and Houston, Texas (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (40.2% less), Memphis, Tennessee (36.0% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (35.2% less).
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