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Rotary Rig Engine Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$61,374 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Rig Engine Operator is $61,374 a year and $30 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Rig Engine Operator is between $44,018 and $75,737. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates gasoline, natural gas, or diesel engines to supply power for rotary oil well drilling machinery: starts engines and observes drilling operations to provide power under operating conditions.
  • Assembles and dismantles pumps and other drilling equipment, using handtools.
  • Loosens and tightens threaded sections of drill pipe and well casing.
  • Lubricates and repairs equipment.
Rotary Rig Engine Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Job family population: 15,370

Estimated population of Rotary Rig Engine Operator jobs: 1,403

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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