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Working as an Oil Driller

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being an oil driller. For example, did you know that they make an average of $18.05 an hour? That's $37,536 a year!

How To Become an Oil Driller

If you're interested in becoming an oil driller, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 6.7% of oil drillers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 0.0% of oil drillers have master's degrees. Even though some oil drillers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become an oil driller. When we researched the most common majors for an oil driller, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on oil driller resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become an oil driller. In fact, many oil driller jobs require experience in a role such as radio frequency technician. Meanwhile, many oil drillers also have previous career experience in roles such as engineering technician or forklift operator.

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Average Salary$37,536

Oil Driller Jobs

Average Salary for an Oil Driller

Oil Drillers in America make an average salary of $37,536 per year or $18 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $76,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $18,000 per year.
Average Salary
$37,536

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Drill Except Gas and Oil
Drill Except Gas and Oil
Wurster Eng.&Const., Inc.
Wurster Eng.&Const., Inc.
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Drill Except Gas and Oil
Drill Except Gas and Oil
Wurster Eng.&Const., Inc.
Wurster Eng.&Const., Inc.
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Earth Driller-Except Oil & Gas
Earth Driller-Except Oil & Gas
Kase Construction, Inc.
Kase Construction, Inc.
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Earth Driller-Except Oil & Gas
Earth Driller-Except Oil & Gas
Kase Construction, Inc.
Kase Construction, Inc.
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Top Oil Driller Employers

1. Patterson-UTI
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$90,612
Oil Drillers Hired: 
2+
2. Nabors Industries
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$86,479
Oil Drillers Hired: 
1+
3. Transwestern Commercial Services
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$55,924
Oil Drillers Hired: 
1+
4. Peabody Energy
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$55,014
Oil Drillers Hired: 
1+
5. STEC
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$46,369
Oil Drillers Hired: 
1+
6. Precision Drilling
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$89,477
Oil Drillers Hired: 
1+

Recently Added Oil Driller Jobs

Updated October 2, 2020