Drilling Rig Operator Salary

How much does a Drilling Rig Operator make in the United States?
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$64,728 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$31 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,236 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average drilling rig operator salary in United States is $64,728 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,236. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$46,621 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$79,744 (USD)

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