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Highest Paying Cities for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

The top 100 highest paying cities for roustabouts, oil and gas (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of roustabouts, oil and gas in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $66,480, Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA is the highest paying city for roustabouts, oil and gas. It is followed by Salt Lake City, Utah (average annual salary $64,530). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of roustabouts, oil and gas in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$66,480
1,610
2 Salt Lake City, Utah
$64,530
90
3 Anchorage, Alaska
$63,530
110
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$62,370
2,190
5 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$59,840
n/a
6 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$58,430
400
7 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$55,570
170
8 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$55,380
n/a
9 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$54,760
230
10 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$53,810
n/a
11 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$53,680
70
12 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$52,750
50
13 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$52,530
80
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$52,230
1,640
15 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$52,150
2,590
16 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$51,900
160
17 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$50,410
410
18 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$50,250
40
19 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$50,100
450
20 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$49,590
110
21 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$48,030
40
22 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$47,670
n/a
23 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$46,430
230
24 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$45,240
340
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$44,800
930
26 Grand Junction, Colorado
$44,560
330
27 Akron, Ohio
$44,430
40
28 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$44,270
70
29 Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$44,100
50
30 Casper, Wyoming
$43,810
210
31 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$43,500
n/a
32 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$43,300
110
33 Tyler, Texas
$42,800
70
34 Charleston, West Virginia
$42,730
80
35 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$42,560
160
36 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$42,460
80
37 Odessa, Texas
$42,310
1,110
38 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$42,130
700
39 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$42,040
300
40 Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$41,100
270
41 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$41,050
40
42 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$41,040
260
43 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$40,440
350
44 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$39,960
360
45 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$39,850
40
46 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$39,450
30
47 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$39,410
960
48 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$39,310
850
49 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$38,960
1,360
50 Lafayette, Louisiana
$38,890
910
51 Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$38,720
30
52 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$38,440
260
53 Wichita Falls, Texas
$38,380
270
54 Lubbock, Texas
$38,170
50
55 Abilene, Texas
$38,050
250
56 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$38,040
60
57 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$38,040
490
58 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$37,850
50
59 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$37,740
580
60 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$37,730
60
61 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$37,460
120
62 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$37,140
690
63 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$37,110
30
64 Greeley, Colorado
$37,000
970
65 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$36,660
80
66 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$36,580
70
67 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$36,440
310
68 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$36,350
120
69 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$36,030
320
70 Midland, Texas
$35,980
1,840
71 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$35,960
40
72 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$35,930
220
73 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$35,920
170
74 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$35,880
1,950
75 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$35,750
290
76 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$35,680
1,330
77 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$35,660
820
78 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$35,520
540
79 Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$35,450
60
80 Longview, Texas
$35,350
380
81 Corpus Christi, Texas
$35,280
400
82 Yuba City, California
$35,240
40
83 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$34,930
70
84 Victoria, Texas
$34,860
320
85 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$34,830
160
86 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$34,760
240
87 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$34,710
210
88 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$34,580
290
89 Wichita, Kansas
$34,560
90
90 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$34,480
660
91 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$34,450
7,260
92 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$34,430
90
93 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$34,350
340
94 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$34,280
660
95 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$34,220
120
96 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$34,210
30
97 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$33,920
80
98 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$33,910
1,940
99 Evansville, Kentucky
$33,820
50
100 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$33,720
110
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