Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare roustabout, oil and gas salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,760
25th Percentile Wage
$30,690
50th Percentile Wage
$37,430
75th Percentile Wage
$47,930
90th Percentile Wage
$59,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) roustabouts, oil and gas is $59,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $26,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,430
-0.08% 7.69%
2016
$37,460
2.30% -
2015
$36,600
1.91% -
2014
$35,900
2.81% -
2013
$34,890
0.97% -
2012
$34,550
- -

Compare Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in six industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for roustabout, oil and gas occupations is the coal mining industry with an annual salary $52,790. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $37,050). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Coal Mining
$52,790
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$45,930
Oil and Gas Extraction
$40,430
Oil and Gas Extraction
$40,430
Support Activities for Mining
$37,050
Support Activities for Mining
$37,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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