Average Oil Well Driller Hourly Pay

$19.72
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.21
MEDIAN
$19.72
90%
$37.48

The average hourly pay for an Oil Well Driller is $19.72

Hourly Rate
$15 - $37
Bonus
$504 - $9k
Total Pay
$34k - $140k
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What Do Oil Well Drillers Do?

Oil Well Driller Tasks
  • Set up and operate drill to remove underground oil or core samples for testing.
  • Monitor, maintain, and adjust machinery for optimal performance.
  • Lower and raise drill pipes and casings in and out of wells.
  • Monitor pressure gauge and adjust throttles and levers to control the speed of rotary tables.
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Job Satisfaction for Oil Well Driller

4 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
100.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

82%

Vision

76%

None

6%