Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for roustabouts, oil and gas in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,840
25th Percentile Wage
$35,380
50th Percentile Wage
$46,900
75th Percentile Wage
$61,150
90th Percentile Wage
$72,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,900
22.20% 39.70%
2016
$36,490
8.06% -
2015
$33,550
13.11% -
2014
$29,150
0.38% -
2013
$29,040
2.62% -
2012
$28,280
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in state of Alabama ranges from $29,490 to $34,930. The highest paying area for roustabouts, oil and gas in Alabama is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,930. The lowest paying area is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $29,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,930
Tuscaloosa
$29,490




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