How much does a Toolpusher make in the United States? The average Toolpusher salary in the United States is $116,620 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $106,247 and $125,178. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Toolpusher Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Toolpusher Salary $96,803 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Toolpusher Salary $106,247 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Toolpusher Salary $116,620 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Toolpusher Salary $125,178 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Toolpusher Salary $132,969 US October 25, 2023
25% $106,247 10% $96,803 90% $132,969 75% $125,178 $116,620 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Toolpusher

Toolpusher oversees all rig operations to ensure the operations are conducted safely and effectively and meet customer expectations. Provides proper guidance and direction to rig crew on specific tasks to be performed, enforcing safe work practices and conducting training sessions as necessary. Being a Toolpusher monitors employees' performance and progress, addressing attendance issues and making sure crew is provided with appropriate tools and supplies. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Toolpusher typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Toolpusher manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Toolpusher typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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