Salary for Oil and Gas Service Unit Operators
Also known as: Oil Well Fishing-Tool Technician, Well Service Pump Equipment Operator, Well Service Rig Operator, Well Services Operator, Well Servicing Rig Operator
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PROFESSIONALSOil, gas and mining service unit operators operate special equipment that increases oil flow from wells. They also may operate equipment that removes stuck pipe, casing or other objects from obstructed wells. These employees work in dangerous conditions with heavy equipment and machinery, so many precautions must be taken while on the job. To become an oil, gas or mining service unit operator, a high school diploma or GED is required. Some employers will require workers to enroll in an apprenticeship program, while others will prefer new hires to train on-site.
A Oil and Gas Service Unit Operator usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $31,400 and $79,750 based on the level of seniority. usually receive a pay level of of fifty-two thousand five hundred and ten dollars per year.
are paid at the highest level in Montana, where they earn normal pay levels of near $65,020. People working these jobs are paid at the highest average level in Utilities, where they receive normal pay levels of $60,680.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 57.31 percent nationwide in that time.
Oil and Gas Service Unit Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: