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
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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 Salary.com)... View full job description
Civitas Resources, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. The company was formerly known as Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Civitas R... More
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2022
What does a Toolpusher do?
Toolpusher in Temple, TX
Some particular positions might call for the toolpusher to work for long stretches of time on an oil rig, thus making everyday home visits impossible.
December 06, 2019
Toolpusher in Somerset, NJ
Based on experience gained, there are a number of more senior positions including Roughneck, Derrickhand and Driller which an individual will progress through until reaching the level of Toolpusher.
January 13, 2020
Toolpusher in Racine, WI
The typical career development route for a Toolpusher is via an initial position as a Roustabout.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Toolpusher in the United States. The base salary for Toolpusher ranges from $106,247 to $125,178 with the average base salary of $116,620. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $107,933 to $133,248 with the average total cash compensation of $120,985.