Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas

Training Requirements for Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas

Earth drillers, except oil and gas need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Earth drillers, except oil and gas
Percent
Less than High School 17.6
High School 51.6
Some College 20.5
Associates Degree 6.5
Bachelors Degree 3.7
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas

This represents about 20,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more earth drillers, except oil and gas but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.

Typical Income for Earth Drillers, Except Oil And Gas

Hourly Income

On average,earth drillers, except oil and gas make $24.64 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Earth drillers, except oil and gas $14.17 $16.93 $21.33 $27.84 $36.48
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Extraction workers $13.45 $16.55 $21.34 $27.90 $35.28
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, earth drillers, except oil and gas make $51,240 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Earth drillers, except oil and gas $29,480 $35,220 $44,360 $57,900 $75,880
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Extraction workers $27,980 $34,430 $44,390 $58,020 $73,370
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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