How much does a Drilling Technician make? The average Drilling Technician salary is $62,309 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $54,515 and $71,405. 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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TALON/LPE, LTD - Amarillo , TX
A Drilling Technician supports the drilling crew in the drilling operation. This is an entry level position designed to train the individual in the various aspects of becoming a driller. You will act ...
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Opla Energy Ltd. - Odessa , TX
Job Scope Opla is currently looking to add a Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) Technician to join the team. The successful candidate will report to the Operations Manager. The MPD Technician is ...
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Amerikor Consultants, Inc. - Houston , TX
Looking for a responsible individual with core drilling experience (will train for lower starting pay) Company Description Small but growing engineering firm that utilizes core drilling to obtain ...
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Scientific Drilling is looking for a Rotary Steerable Systems ( RSS) MWD Technician - Second Shift to be based in Houston, TX. Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore ...
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Backbone Fiber Systems, LLC - Loveland , CO
Salary: $20-$25 Directional Drilling Technician I Switchback Drilling LLC and Backbone Fiber Systems are seeking Directional Drill Operations Techs in Loveland, CO. The right individuals will be ...
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Scientific Drilling Inc. - Yukon , OK
Scientific Drilling is looking for a Motor Technician to work at our Yukon, Oklahoma Facility . Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and ...
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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 April 26, 2022. 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 $77,886
Washington, DC $69,362
Miami, FL $60,658
Chicago, IL $66,103
Boston, MA $70,203
New York, NY $74,958
Dallas, TX $61,904
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What is the average salary for Drilling Technician in 2022?
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 $54,515 to $71,405 with the average base salary of $62,309. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $54,515 to $71,405 with the average total cash compensation of $62,309.
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Base Salary $62,309 $54,515 - $71,405
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $62,309 $54,515 - $71,405
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What's the difference between Directional Drilling Technician and Drilling Technician?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Drilling Technician is $62,309, and the average salary of Directional Drilling Technician is $87,126. The average salary of Directional Drilling Technician is higher than Drilling Technician. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a Drilling Technician, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Drilling Technician. a Drilling Technician Salary in Arlington, MA is $70,203 as of April 26, 2022; a Drilling Technician Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $66,380 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
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. ( 2022-04-26 )
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 ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022