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Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove underground oil and gas, or remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration.

Salary Breakdown

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Average

$56,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$33,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$60,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$87,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

170

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Personnel and Human Resources

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness


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