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
$26,000
25th Percentile Wage
$30,460
50th Percentile Wage
$37,460
75th Percentile Wage
$47,720
90th Percentile Wage
$58,800

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 $58,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $26,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,4602.30%7.77%
201536,6001.91%-
201435,9002.81%-
201334,8900.97%-
201234,550--

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

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in five 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 mining (except oil and gas) industry with an annual salary $52,960. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $37,120). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$52,960
Oil and Gas Extraction
$39,910
Oil and Gas Extraction
$39,910
Support Activities for Mining
$37,120
Support Activities for Mining
$37,120

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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