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Superintendent Oil Field Drilling Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$123,872 (USD)

Average Salary

$60/hr

Average Hourly

$16,029

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Superintendent Oil Field Drilling is $123,872 a year and $60 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Superintendent Oil Field Drilling is between $80,651 and $193,815. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs activities concerned with exploratory drilling, and drilling oil wells and producing oil and gas from wells within one or more oil fields: plans erection of drilling rigs, and installation and maintenance of equipment, such as pumping units and compressor stations.
  • Directs technical processes, such as treatment of oil and gas to reduce moisture and sediment content, mud analysis, well logging, and formation testing.
  • Determines procedures to resolve drilling problems, such as nonvertical bore holes and broken drilling tools.
  • Formulates methods to control production of wells in accordance with proration regulations.
  • Schedules dismantling and storing derricks and drilling equipment, cleaning wells, and servicing well equipment.
  • Analyzes production reports, initiates personnel actions, and revises drilling and production procedures to control operating costs and production efficiency of oil field.
  • Directs petroleum exploration parties engaged in drilling for samples (cores) of subsurface stratigraphy and in seismic prospecting.
  • May be designated according to specialty as superintendent, oil-field drilling; superintendent, production.
Superintendent Oil Field Drilling Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,212,200

Estimated population of Superintendent Oil Field Drilling jobs: 320,526

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$143,601
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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