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

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Total Workforce

39.2k

Average Age

37.7

Average Salary

$67,987

Average Male Salary

$68,080

Average Female Salary

$61,849

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 $67,987 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining by wage are Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians, Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians, and News analysts, reporters, and journalists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are Minot City PUMA, ND, Natrona, Carbon & Converse Counties PUMA, WY, and Southwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are Southwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK, Natrona, Carbon & Converse Counties PUMA, WY, and Minot City PUMA, ND.

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 Pipeline transportation. Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are paid most in Angelina & Nacogdoches Counties PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Southwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$67,987

AVERAGE SALARY

± $7,394

In 2018, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining earned an average of $67,987, $14,099 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

News analysts, reporters, and journalists make somewhat more than Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining while Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians 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

0.362

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.362, 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, Oil & gas extraction, and Natural gas distribution.

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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 Pipeline transportation, Oil & gas extraction, Natural gas distribution, Support activities for mining, and Support activities for mining.

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Industries by Share

39.2k

2018 Workforce

± 4,857

30.1%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 14.5%

The number of people employed as Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining has been growing at a rate of 30.1%, from 30,083 people in 2017 to 39,150 people in 2018.

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  74.5%, followed by Oil & gas extraction with 16.8% and Natural gas distribution with 1.41%.

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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 37.6 and of female Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is 41.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is White.

Gender Composition

38.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,821

585

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 594

98.5% of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining are Male, 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. Two or More Races

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 8.92% 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

37.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.48

41.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 12.9

The median age of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining is 37.7, and Male employees are generally 3.57 years younger than 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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