Roustabout, Oil and Gas Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for roustabouts, oil and gas in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas amongst Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,780
25th Percentile Wage
$28,810
50th Percentile Wage
$33,510
75th Percentile Wage
$38,870
90th Percentile Wage
$52,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,780.

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
$33,510
-3.16% -11.88%
2016
$34,570
-3.07% -
2015
$35,630
-3.99% -
2014
$37,050
3.97% -
2013
$35,580
-5.37% -
2012
$37,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in state of Mississippi ranges from $29,480 to $35,920. The highest paying area for roustabouts, oil and gas in Mississippi is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,920. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Hattiesburg (mean annual salary $30,660). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,920
Hattiesburg
$30,660
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$29,480




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