How much does a Derrickhand make?

Updated Oct. 12, 2021
$79,884 /yr
Average Base Pay

12 salaries

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$53K

Low

$80K

Average

$121K

High

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How much does a Derrickhand make? The national average salary for a Derrickhand is $79,884 in Canada. Filter by location to see Derrickhand salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Derrickhand employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Petroleum Engineer I$90,746 /yr
L2
Petroleum Engineer$98,140 /yr
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Precision Drilling
3.7

Precision Drilling

Derrickhand - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $38 - $42
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$38

$42

$38 - $42 Range

Tervita
3.8

Tervita

Derrickhand - Hourly
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$38 -$41

 hourly

$38

$41

$38 - $41 Range

Ensign Energy Services
3.5

Ensign Energy Services

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$34 -$36

 hourly

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Nabors Industries
3.5

Nabors Industries

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$43 -$46

 hourly

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

Savanna Energy Services
3.5

Savanna Energy Services

Derrickhand
About 

$52K -$57K

$52K

$57K

$52,213 - $57,229 Range

Savanna Energy Services
3.5

Savanna Energy Services

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$41 -$45

 hourly

$41

$45

$41 - $45 Range

Western Energy Services
3.3

Western Energy Services

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

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Savanna Drilling
2

Savanna Drilling

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$43 -$46

 hourly

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

Apex Well Servicing
3.3

Apex Well Servicing

Derrickhand
About 

$115K -$126K

$115K

$126K

$114,570 - $126,330 Range

Ensign United States
3.4

Ensign United States

Derrickhand - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Treeline Well Service

Derickhand - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Rig Company

Derrickhand/Assistant Driller
About 

$79K -$85K

$79K

$85K

$78,507 - $84,951 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Derrickhand salaries

The national average salary for a Derrickhand is $79,884 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Derrickhand salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Derrickhand employees.

The highest salary for a Derrickhand in Canada is $121,017 per year.

The lowest salary for a Derrickhand in Canada is $52,731 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent derrickhand salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$78,000
per year
A Drilling Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$166,687
per year
A Petroleum Engineering in the Calgary Area area reported making $166,687 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
$95,056
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $95,056 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$81
hourly
A Pipeline Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $81 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$120,840
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $120,840 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Gas Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$21
hourly
A Gas Technician in the Kitchener Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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