Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,080
25th Percentile Wage
$30,070
50th Percentile Wage
$51,340
75th Percentile Wage
$68,710
90th Percentile Wage
$77,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $77,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $27,080.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,34028.28%40.51%
201536,8203.59%-
201435,50011.01%-
201331,5903.32%-
201230,540--

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

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in six industries in the wholesale trade 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 machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $56,910. The lowest paying industry is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $30,130). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$56,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$56,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$35,700
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,080
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,080
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$30,130

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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