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Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,600
25th Percentile Wage
$32,090
50th Percentile Wage
$42,530
75th Percentile Wage
$75,090
90th Percentile Wage
$109,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $109,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid roustabouts, oil and gas is $27,600.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,530
15.49% -17.68%
2016
$35,940
-3.59% -
2015
$37,230
-17.35% -
2014
$43,690
-13.37% -
2013
$49,530
-1.05% -
2012
$50,050
- -

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

The average salaries of roustabouts, oil and gas in four industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation of natural gas industry with an annual salary $53,480. The lowest paying industry is the specialized freight trucking industry (annual salary $35,720). For detailed roustabout, oil and gas salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$53,480
Pipeline Transportation
$51,980
Truck Transportation
$37,120
Specialized Freight Trucking
$35,720

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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