Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for roustabouts, oil and gas in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas amongst Kentucky metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,890
25th Percentile Wage
$28,140
50th Percentile Wage
$32,980
75th Percentile Wage
$44,670
90th Percentile Wage
$56,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,980
-1.88% 18.47%
2016
$33,600
12.89% -
2015
$29,270
11.31% -
2014
$25,960
3.85% -
2013
$24,960
-7.73% -
2012
$26,890
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Roustabouts, Oil and Gas in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in state of Kentucky ranges from $33,820 to $36,580. The highest paying area for roustabouts, oil and gas in Kentucky is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,580. The lowest paying area is Evansville with a median annual salary of $33,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,580
Evansville
$33,820




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