Derrick Operators, Oil and Ga Career

Job Description: Rig derrick equipment and operate pumps to circulate mud through drill hole.


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Derrick Operators, Oil and Ga Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$51,140

Median Hourly Wage

$24.59*

Total Employed Nationally

11,580


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.