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Work Over Rig Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$35,251 (USD)

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Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Work Over Rig Operator is $35,251 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Work Over Rig Operator is between $26,573 and $42,460. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Work Over Rig Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls power hoisting equipment to pull casing, tubing, and pumping rods from oil and gas wells for repair and to lower repaired equipment, testing devices, and servicing tools into well: attaches cable clamp to top of pump rod or casing and starts winch or hydraulic jack that raises rod or casing.
  • Disconnects sections of rod or casing, using hand and power wrenches and tongs.
  • Runs packer (plug device) into well to control flow of oil, water, or gas during well-pulling operations.
  • Lowers swabber into well to clear mud from screens at bottom of well and to establish flow of oil.
  • Lowers pressure-recording device into well and interprets charts.
  • Lowers special tools into well to fish for broken rods and tubing and to scrape paraffin and incrustations from casing or tubing.
  • Plugs well with cement cementer, oil well.
  • Tests pipe for leaks, using hydraulic-testing equipment.
  • May drive truck equipped with portable hoisting equipment.
  • May be designated according to type of equipment used as hydraulic oil-tool operator.
Work Over Rig Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Hoist and Winch Operators

Job family population: 3,080

Estimated population of Work Over Rig Operator jobs: 98

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Work Over Rig Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Motor Vehicle Operator
Dec 11
Burley, ID, USA
Bureau of Land Management
... to work as Motor Vehicle Operators in Idaho Falls, ID. For contacts and information regarding ... Operation of vehicle will be performed on public roads and over rough terrain. Performs operator ...
Fork Lift Operators WILL TRAIN $14 Hr/$15 after 90 days
Jan 14
Burley, ID, USA
Kelly Services
Forklift Operators: Will Train Prefer previous forklift experience. Will consider applicants with ... Overtime paid at time and a half for all hours over 40 in a workweek. Example: work Monday 6am-6pm ...
Technician In Charge\Shop Manager
Feb 15
Nampa, ID, USA
North America Central School Bus, LLC
Directs the work of others. Trains and motivates maintenance staff. Works without direct ... operator in the U.S. Our vehicles travel over 40,000,000 miles each year taking students to and ...
Reconstruction Project Manager
Jan 16
Boise, ID, USA
Complete Restoration Services
Work closely with insurance companies, insurance adjusters, clients, customers, and all other ... Manage multiple projects simultaneously over a multi-location region * Specific duties include ...
Warehouse Supervisor - Burley
Feb 12
Burley, Idaho, USA
In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment ... Responsible for coordinating and supervising all warehouse activities of an assigned work team on a ...
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