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Found 252 of over 260 reviews
4.2
90% Recommend to a Friend
83% Approve of CEO

Found 251 of over 260 reviews

4.2
90%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
Patterson-UTI Drilling CEO Andy Hendricks (no image)
Andy Hendricks
114 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good pay and lots of over time(in 31 reviews)
  • "The pay and the time off.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Good company good benefits they try to keep you working(in 11 reviews)
  • "Safety and great leadership from rig managers(in 8 reviews)
  • "Payed good good people good iron(in 6 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great pls e yo break out

    Nov 10, 2022 - Floorhand in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to break out

    Cons

    Benefits are lacking but not bad

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company to work

    Oct 14, 2022 - HSE Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    This is the best place I have worked in my career. Absolutely love my career here and have really good relationship from management to staff. Extreme opportunities to get promoted if you are a good worker

    Cons

    It will be lots of work and it is not for someone who is looking to be behind a desk all day.

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  4. 1.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Treat green hats like trash

    Oct 5, 2022 - Floorhand/Roughneck in Midland, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay, 14 days off so no worries about getting up early daily.

    Cons

    Coworkers are very harsh to green hats. The company must put a end to the treatment of those just starting out or else their chance of keeping people to advance their company are slim . Old heads won’t last forever remember old heads were once green hats

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great company

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

    Pros

    New equipment pay at the time was competitive

    Cons

    Ups and downs of oilfield life

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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Patterson-UTI Drilling has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 260 reviews left anonymously by employees. 90% of employees would recommend working at Patterson-UTI Drilling to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Patterson-UTI Drilling employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Patterson-UTI Drilling. This rating has improved by 15% over the last 12 months.

90% 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, 3.9 for culture and values and 4.2 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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