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Rotary Drill Operators in Indiana

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Rotary Drill Operators in Indiana

Want to work in Indiana as a Rotary Drill Operator? Read this first!

$71,540 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Rotary Drill Operators in Indiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Rotary Drill Operators Work in Indiana?

180 people worked as Rotary Drill Operators in 2018 in this state.

The typical state has 280 Rotary Drill Operators working in it, which means Indiana has fewer Rotary Drill Operators than average.


Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Rotary Drill Operators in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 24.6%.


Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 40 jobs for Indiana Rotary Drill Operators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,600 annual jobs and 20,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Rotary Drill Operators Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Rotary Drill Operators ranged from $38,360 to $82,130 with $71,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.44 to $39.49. The median hourly rate was $34.39.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.73 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.66.

The median salary in Indiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Indiana Metros for Rotary Drill Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Rotary Drill Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 200 $69,920

Top States for Rotary Drill Operators Employment

View the list below to see where most Rotary Drill Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 6,850 $54,440
Oklahoma 2,610 $52,100
California 1,430 $62,950
Louisiana 980 $48,940
New Mexico 930 $37,940
Pennsylvania 820 $53,310
North Dakota 750 $64,350
Colorado 610 $50,180
West Virginia 330 $54,300
Utah 310 $58,180
Illinois 280 $44,210
Mississippi 280 $0
Wyoming 250 $60,370
Alaska 230 $72,340
Indiana 180 $71,540
Ohio 160 $45,320
Kansas 150 $43,230
Michigan 140 $38,190
Florida 80 $41,030
Georgia 80 $31,440

Below are the states where Rotary Drill Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $72,340
Indiana $71,540
North Dakota $64,350
California $62,950
Wyoming $60,370
Utah $58,180
Maryland $55,060
Texas $54,440
West Virginia $54,300
Pennsylvania $53,310

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