August 2010

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Occupation Spotlight: Derrick Operators

There are an estimated 1,580 workers classified as derrick operators, oil and gas, in Wyoming.a5g1

According to the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey, these derrick operators earn a mean wage of $23.61 per hour across the state, with an average entry wage of $17.87 per hour. Those in the 90th percentile earn as much as $31.34 per hour.

Wage data for specific occupations is available online at http://doe.state.wy.us/LMI/oes.htm. Click on the "County and Regional Wages (estimates for Wyoming wages for March 2010)" link.


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