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Work Over Rig Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$34,689 (USD)

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Last updated: February 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Work Over Rig Operator is $34,689 a year and $17 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Work Over Rig Operator is between $26,150 and $41,783. 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 Nebraska, 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 Nebraska, 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 Nebraska, United States

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