Information About Roustabouts, Oil And Gas

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Training

Roustabouts, oil and gas need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Roustabouts, oil and gas
Training for Roustabouts, Oil And Gas
Percent
Less than High School 26.8
High School 47.4
Some College 17.3
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 4.3
Masters Degree 0.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 65,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 8,000 less roustabouts, oil and gas but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 11,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, roustabouts, oil and gas make $16.67 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roustabouts, oil and gas $10.50 $12.60 $15.80 $19.70 $24.70
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, roustabouts, oil and gas make $34,680 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roustabouts, oil and gas $21,860 $26,390 $32,980 $41,100 $51,550
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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