Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 48% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas' job openings is expected to rise 17.6% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas' was $55,260, or $26 per hour
'Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas' were paid 19.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 12,190 people employed as 'Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as '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.
SOC Code: 47-5012.00
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