Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,000
25th Percentile Wage
$31,200
50th Percentile Wage
$36,550
75th Percentile Wage
$43,870
90th Percentile Wage
$52,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $52,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $27,000.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,550
-1.07% -6.27%
2016
$36,940
3.19% -
2015
$35,760
-6.40% -
2014
$38,050
0.32% -
2013
$37,930
-2.40% -
2012
$38,840
- -

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

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in seven industries in the manufacturing 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 boiler, tank, and shipping container manufacturing industry with an annual salary $38,680. The lowest paying industry is the machinery manufacturing industry (annual salary $36,450). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$38,680
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$37,130
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$37,070
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$36,670
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$36,670
Machinery Manufacturing
$36,480
Machinery Manufacturing
$36,450

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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