Information About Roustabouts, Oil And Gas

Training Requirements for Roustabouts, Oil And Gas

Roustabouts, oil and gas need no formal educational credential.

Degrees for Roustabouts, oil and gas
Training for Roustabouts, Oil And Gas
Percent
Less than High School 20.4
High School 46.3
Some College 22.7
Associates Degree 3.2
Bachelors Degree 6.4
Masters Degree 0.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment outlook for Roustabouts, Oil And Gas

Represents about 76,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more roustabouts, oil and gas but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 21,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, roustabouts, oil and gas make $19.46 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roustabouts, oil and gas $12.53 $14.72 $17.95 $23.22 $29.14
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Extraction workers $13.45 $16.55 $21.34 $27.90 $35.28
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, roustabouts, oil and gas make $40,480 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roustabouts, oil and gas $26,060 $30,620 $37,340 $48,300 $60,600
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Extraction workers $27,980 $34,430 $44,390 $58,020 $73,370
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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