(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Rig Technician Salary
in New York, United States

$65,119 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rig Technician is $65,119 a year and $31 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Rig Technician is between $47,300 and $79,960. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Operates and maintains the diesel and electric engines that power the drilling equipment and some of the other rig equipment, including engines used to lift drilling pipe, turn the rotary table that turns the drill bit, and for mixing and circulating drilling fluid-like mud.
  • Operates and maintains the boiler systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and general maintenance on equipment around the rig—tests, lubricates, and maintains moving parts to keep equipment running efficiently.
Rig Technician Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Job family population: 15,370

Estimated population of Rig Technician jobs: 5,648

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

Rig Technician Job Listings for New York, United States

No listings found
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources