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Well Driller Salary

$56,885 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$927

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Well Driller is $56,885 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Well Driller is between $41,783 and $69,445. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Well Driller. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates and prepares portable drilling rig (machine and related equipment) to drill wells.
  • Lengthens stabilizing jackscrews to support and level drill rig.
  • Moves levers to control power-driven winch that raises and extends telescoping derrick.
Well Driller Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 18,270

Estimated population of Well Driller jobs: 2,404

Rate of error: 4.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,946
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Well Driller Job Listings for United States

Licensed Water Well Driller Or Experienced Driller Helper
Nov 29
Molalla, United States
Westerberg Drilling
Licensed Oregon Water Well Driller / Or Driller Helper Licensed Oregon Water Well Driller OR Experienced Drillers Helper with Interest & Ability to become a Licensed Driller Molalla, Oregon ...
Water Well Driller
Nov 24
Dalhart, TX, USA
Akin & Akin Drilling
Looking or driller with at least one year reverse circulation drilling experience. Must have drivers license and able to pass drug screen
Driller's Assistant/ Driller
Nov 29
Molalla, United States
Westerberg Drilling
Driller's Assistant/Driller Molalla, Oregon Westerberg Drilling Inc. is seeking a drillers ... Stadeli & Sons Well & Pump Inc. in Silverton, Oregon, approximately 15 miles away. Both businesses ...
Geoprobe Driller
Oct 21
Richmond, California, USA
Cascade Drilling, L.P
KEY DUTIES Well Drilling and Installation Geotechnical Testing Geoconstruction Direct Push Soil and Water Sampling Air Knife Vacuum Truck Services Well Development and Aquifer Testing Instrumentation ...
Hoist and Rigging Instructor-#329008
Dec 5
Richland, WA, USA
City-State LLC
... Well Driller Rigging Safety * 042310 Advanced Rigging Techniques * 042321 Mobile Crane Operation & Setup * 042322 Mobile Crane Operation & Setup - Challenge Exam * 042327 Load Charts and LMI Initial ...

The average pay for a Well Driller is $56,885 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Well Driller is between $41,783 and $69,445. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Well Driller. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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