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Rotary Driller Helper Salary
in New York, United States

$73,682 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,466

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Driller Helper is $73,682 a year and $35 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Driller Helper is between $52,845 and $90,925. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists rotary driller in operating machinery to drill oil or gas wells, using handtools and power tongs and wrenches: assembles and disassembles casings and pipe sections, using hand and power wrenches and tongs.
  • Sets curved metal wedges around pipe string at wellhead to prevent string from falling into well during change or addition of pipe sections.
  • Tightens or loosens threaded joints between sections, using tongs or chain wrenches.
  • Guides lower end of pipe sections to or from well opening.
  • Loosens or tightens joints, using cathead (winch).
  • Mixes drilling mud (clay and sand slush), using power agitators.
  • Reads gauge to ascertain pressure on drilling tools at bottom of well and reports irregularities to rotary driller.
  • Repairs drilling machinery, slush pumps, and derricks.
  • Digs drainage ditches, racks tools, and cleans drilling floor around rig.
  • May assist in erecting and dismantling rigs.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May be known according to specific duty performed as back-up worker; cathead worker; lead-tong worker; pipe racker.
Rotary Driller Helper Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Job family population: 15,370

Estimated population of Rotary Driller Helper jobs: 621

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,418
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Rotary Driller Helper Job Listings for New York, United States

Construction laborer/Driller/Driller helper
Mar 12
Shrewsbury, NJ, USA
Granese Drilling, Inc
Construction laborer/Driller/Driller helper; HSA, Mud Rotary and Rock Coring. Clean drivers license and punctuality are a must. Experience is preferred but not required. Willing to train. Weekend and ...
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