Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for roustabouts, oil and gas in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,770
25th Percentile Wage
$30,760
50th Percentile Wage
$37,110
75th Percentile Wage
$55,260
90th Percentile Wage
$74,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.87
25th Percentile Wage
$14.79
50th Percentile Wage
$17.84
75th Percentile Wage
$26.57
90th Percentile Wage
$35.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.68. The median hourly salary is $17.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.87.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,110-6.87%17.89%
201539,6603.23%-
201438,3808.65%-
201335,06013.09%-
201230,470--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in state of Michigan ranges from $33,870 to $53,680. The highest paying area for roustabouts, oil and gas in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $53,680. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,750). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$53,680
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,750
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$35,680
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$33,870


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