Information About Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas

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Training

Earth drillers, except oil and gas need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Earth drillers, except oil and gas
Training for Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas
Percent
Less than High School 19.5
High School 56.0
Some College 16.4
Associates Degree 3.9
Bachelors Degree 4.1
Masters Degree 0.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 23,000 people in the United States- 14.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more earth drillers, except oil and gas but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, earth drillers, except oil and gas make $20.62 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Earth drillers, except oil and gas $13.00 $15.70 $19.30 $23.90 $29.20
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, earth drillers, except oil and gas make $42,900 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Earth drillers, except oil and gas $27,190 $32,800 $40,200 $49,750 $60,880
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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