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Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Salary
in Virginia, United States

$47,139 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$731

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling is $47,139 a year and $23 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling is between $34,863 and $57,402. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drilling oil and gas wells in area consisting of one or more wellsites: directs workers to erect, dismantle, and move drilling rigs, and drilling crews in setting up and operating power units, draw works and other drilling equipment.
  • Plans delivery of drilling tools, fuel, water, and other supplies for use at drill site.
  • Orders type of drilling bits to be used, according to type of strata encountered.
  • Directs workers in mixing drilling mud and circulating mud in borehole, and in use of special drilling mud to prevent blowouts from gas pressure.
  • Orders installation of control head (valve device) to control flow when well begins to produce gas or oil.
  • May supervise operations at producing wells to maintain and regulate flow of gas or oil supervisor, production.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
  • May supervise prospecting drillers drilling shallow boreholes for use in seismic prospecting or to obtain core samples and be designated tool pusher, shallow-exploratory drilling.
Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Job family population: 39,270

Estimated population of Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling jobs: 287

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,647
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Job Listings for Virginia, United States

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