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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,450|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,580|
|50th Percentile Wage||$34,960|
|75th Percentile Wage||$39,760|
|90th Percentile Wage||$52,090|
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 $52,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $25,450.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in ten 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 nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $55,100. The lowest paying industry is the utility system construction industry (annual salary $34,270). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .