$51,811
Avg. Salary
$17.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,949

Bonus

$11,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Water Well Driller is $17.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Water Well Driller is $51,811 per year.

10%
$12.16
10%
$17.51
50%
$24.94
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.51
10%
$26k
10%
$52k
50%
$98k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $51,811
$26,000 - $98,166
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$52K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,811
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$0$98K
Salary $26,000 - $98,166
Bonus $0.00 - $9,803
Commission $11,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,269 - $71,923
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $24.94
Overtime $19.07 - $35.70
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,803
Commission $11,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,269 - $71,923
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

Job Description for Water Well Driller

A water well driller is the person who is primarily responsible for tapping water deposits. This person can sometimes be referred to as an earth driller. This position is one that will work in an outdoor environment among the elements. It can be dangerous in nature, as this type of work can be done in all types of weather. Travel is often required of a water well driller, and the working hours can be held to typical daytime office hours, while some will work extended hours. This is not a position which requires formal education, as much of the training is attained on the job. However, some organizations do require certification. A water well driller will work among a team of other well drillers.

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Water Well Driller Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Water Well Driller

Pay by Experience for a Water Well Driller has a positive trend. An entry-level Water Well Driller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Water Well Driller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Water Well Driller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 53 salaries. A Water Well Driller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 30 salaries.

Water Well Driller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Water Well Driller?

Water Well Driller in Weatherford:
Pros: The people, and knowing what to do from the time I come in to the timei leave.
Cons: The equpiment is old and ragged out.

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Key Stats for Water Well Driller

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Water Well Driller Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Water Well Driller Salaries

Pipe Welding
▲21%

Drilling Engineering
▲10%

National Average
$43,000

CDL
▼4%

Welding
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 43%