Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,240
25th Percentile Wage
$31,050
50th Percentile Wage
$36,690
75th Percentile Wage
$51,650
90th Percentile Wage
$67,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of construction. 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 $67,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $26,240.

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 construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,6904.66%19.05%
201534,9802.60%-
201434,07011.39%-
201330,1901.62%-
201229,700--

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

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in six industries in the construction 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 other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $36,980. The lowest paying industry is the specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $35,800). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$36,980
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$36,790
Utility System Construction
$36,780
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$36,390
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$35,910
Specialty Trade Contractors
$35,800

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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