How much does a Drilling Technician make? The average Drilling Technician salary is $157,396 as of March 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $138,504 and $172,853. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Two Eight Drilling - Huntsville , AL
Understanding of drilling techniques, geological formations, and quarry operations. * Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot equipment issues as they arise. * Commitment to ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 40 days ago
Two Eight Drilling East - Huntsville , AL
Understanding of drilling techniques, geological formations, and quarry operations. * Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot equipment issues as they arise. * Commitment to ...
ZipRecruiter - 40 days ago
OceanaGold Corporation - Kershaw , SC
Support core drilling at Haile Gold Mine * Manuel handling of 10-foot drill pipe * Assist with operation of LF90 Core Drill * Remove core from drill barrel and box core * Core boxes accurately and ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
WildFire Energy LLC - Houston , TX
The Drilling and Completions Technician will be responsible for extracting, capturing, manipulating, analyzing and reporting on functional data to help support and guide the Drilling and Completions ...
LinkedIn - 15 days ago
American Engineering Testing Inc - Duluth , MN
Supervisory Responsibility Direct tasks of Drilling Technician and other on-site staff. Qualifications and Education Requirements * Mechanical ability (operator, repair, maintenance, welding, etc
ZipRecruiter - 59 days ago
Scientific Drilling Inc. - Houston , TX
As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for performing maintenance ... The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical knowledge and experience in down-hole drilling ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 35 days ago

Drilling Technician Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Drilling Technician between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of March 26, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Drilling Technician in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $196,745
Washington, DC $175,182
Miami, FL $151,887
Chicago, IL $165,108
Boston, MA $176,441
New York, NY $183,838
Dallas, TX $155,350
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
138504
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157396

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
154462
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What is the average salary for Drilling Technician in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Drilling Technician in the United States. The base salary for Drilling Technician ranges from $138,504 to $172,853 with the average base salary of $157,396. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $154,462 to $194,315 with the average total cash compensation of $175,428.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $157,396 $138,504 - $172,853
Bonus $18,032 $15,958 - $21,461
Total Pay $175,428 $154,462 - $194,315
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What's the difference between Directional Drilling Technician and Drilling Technician?
According to our latest salary estimation on March 26, 2024. The average salary of Drilling Technician is $157,396, and the average salary of Directional Drilling Technician is $135,164. The average salary of Directional Drilling Technician is lower than Drilling Technician. ( 2024-03-27 salary.com )
I am a Drilling Technician, which location’s salary is higher, Oxnard, CA or Hutchinson, KS?
Oxnard, CA typically sees higher pay than Hutchinson, KS for Drilling Technician. a Drilling Technician Salary in Oxnard, CA is $168,728 as of March 26, 2024; a Drilling Technician Salary in Hutchinson, KS is $145,434 as of March 26, 2024. ( 2024-03-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Drilling Technician vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-03-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Drilling Technician?
Salary ranges for a Drilling Technician can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-03-27 salary.com )
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Last Update: March 26, 2024