Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

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Total Workforce

30.1k

Average Age

35.1

Estimated Job Growth

24%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$59,247

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are most often employed by the Support activities for mining industry. The average yearly wage for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining was $59,247 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining by wage are Construction & building inspectors, Logisticians, and Postsecondary teachers.

Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Wind River Reservation PUMA, WY, and Concho Valley COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (East) PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Concho Valley COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (East) PUMA, TX, and Wind River Reservation PUMA, WY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining and on wages and locations for those in the field. Support activities for mining is the industry that employs the most Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are paid most in St. Landry & Evangeline Parishes PUMA, LA but are relatively concentrated in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,247

AVERAGE SALARY

± $7,572

In 2017, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining earned an average of $59,247, $7,182 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Postsecondary teachers make somewhat more than Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining while Construction & building inspectors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.337

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.337, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, by number of employees, are Support activities for mining and Oil & gas extraction.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction and Support activities for mining.

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Industries by Share

30.1k

2017 Workforce

± 4,258

14.7%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 18.1%

The number of people employed as Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining has been growing at a rate of 14.7%, from 26,218 people in 2016 to 30,083 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining employed by various industries. Support activities for mining employs the largest share of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining at  92.3%, followed by Oil & gas extraction with 6.25% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining in the US. The average age of male Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining in the workforce is N/A and of female Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

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FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

85% of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.39% of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

± N/A

N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is 35.1, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is Engineering but a relatively high number of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining need many skills, but most especially . The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining need more than the average amount of .

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are expected to see a growth of 24% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

24%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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