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Updated Sep 29, 2022

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4.2
93%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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111 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good pay and lots of over time(in 33 reviews)
  • "The pay and the time off.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Good company good benefits they try to keep you working(in 10 reviews)
  • "Good money and benefits.(in 8 reviews)
  • "Safety and great leadership from rig managers(in 7 reviews)
Cons
  • "upper management is infested with fishing buddies in eighty four pa and family if you do your job the 'Patterson uti' (IE stopping jobs reporting incidents ect.) way and that gets someone in the 'click' in a bind , you are in danger of losing your job or being pushed out .(in 5 reviews)
  • "Long hours away fr family(in 5 reviews)
  • "Management is bad there fr(in 4 reviews)
  • "No willingness to make changes, no processes, constantly making poor purchasing decisions, stuck in the 'good ol' boy' network, poor leadership on pressure pumping side(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    awesome place

    Sep 21, 2022 - Derrickhand 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good work environment and atmosphere

    Cons

    being away from home some

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Ok

    Sep 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It’s a job but low pay.

    Cons

    Overworked and underpaid so yeah

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good job

    Sep 8, 2022 - Floorhand/Roughneck 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Money is great. Go get it

    Cons

    Long hours! You will work for the money

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    work together as a team

    Aug 20, 2022 - Floorhand/Roughneck 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    training and teaching a green hat and pushing them toward greatness on the position the greenhat is working as part of team

    Cons

    theres alot of information to take in all at once

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Nice

    Sep 16, 2022 - MWD Field Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, Good benefits, good company

    Cons

    No time off, coordinators are ok

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  6. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Great ideas, horrible intent and execution

    Aug 22, 2022 - HSE Advisor in Midland, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The health and safety plans were very well thought out and put together. Pay was ok for entry level grad.

    Cons

    Most time was spent chasing injured employees or conducting time intensive equipment inspections, rather than managing a safety program.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Working for patterson

    Aug 4, 2022 - Derrickhand 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    2weeks off and 2weeks on

    Cons

    Pay is lowest in industry

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

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    Aug 12, 2022 - Rig Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and travel some

    Cons

    Away from home a lot

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Job

    Aug 2, 2022 - Derrickhand/Assistant Driller 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Safety and great leadership from rig managers

    Cons

    Keep people from quitting the job.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great Place to Work

    Jul 20, 2022 - Human Resources 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Extremely friendly for a large company. You will be able to move up,

    Cons

    none none none none none

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Patterson-UTI Drilling Reviews FAQs

Patterson-UTI Drilling has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 254 reviews left anonymously by employees. 93% of employees would recommend working at Patterson-UTI Drilling to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Patterson-UTI Drilling employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Patterson-UTI Drilling. This rating has improved by 23% over the last 12 months.

93% of Patterson-UTI Drilling employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Patterson-UTI Drilling 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Patterson-UTI Drilling to be coworkers, compensation, benefits and the cons to be work life balance, management, career development.

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