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The average directional drilling operator oil & gas salary in Alabama, United States is $60,144 or an hourly rate of $29. This is 11% lower (-$7,395) than the average directional drilling operator oil & gas salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,203.
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An entry level directional drilling operator oil & gas (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $46,403. On the other end, a senior level directional drilling operator oil & gas (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,499.

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Job Description
Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove underground oil and gas, or remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration. Excludes “Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas” (47-5021).

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