Well Driller
Well Driller
Well Driller
Well Driller
Well Driller
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$90,750/ year*
Estimated Salary
$90,750
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Well Driller in Michigan

Overview

A well driller uses large truck-mounted rig to drill water wells into aquifers for the extraction of fresh water, generally for a house or business in an area where there...no municipal water infrastructure.
Compare to a teacher who only makes
$40,000/yr in Michigan

Tools of the Trade

Pipe Wrench
Pipe Wrench
Well Probe
Well Probe
Well Pipe Clamp
Well Pipe Clamp
Drilling Rig
Drilling Rig
Pipe Wrench
Pipe Wrench
Well Probe
Well Probe
Well Pipe Clamp
Well Pipe Clamp
Drilling Rig
Drilling Rig

What Well Drillers Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.

Characteristics

High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Small Teams

Outlook

Demand ForecastHigh
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.
Optionality PotentialLow
This trade does not easily transition into others.
Entrepreneurship Potential Medium
High startup cost but very high likelihood of success.

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