Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove petroleum products from the earth and to find and remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration.
These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry divisions in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia.
Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:
|Employment||15,500||RSE = 13.9 %|
|Mean hourly wage||$15.99||RSE = 2.6 %|
|Mean annual wage||$33,270||RSE = 2.6 %|
Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:
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Last Modified Date: November 15, 2001