The average annual and hourly salaries for roustabouts, oil and gas in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roustabouts, oil and gas amongst Texas 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$26,020|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,450|
|50th Percentile Wage||$35,060|
|75th Percentile Wage||$41,880|
|90th Percentile Wage||$54,630|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roustabouts, oil and gas in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,020.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roustabouts, oil and gas from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roustabouts, oil and gas in state of Texas ranges from $30,190 to $42,800. The highest paying area for roustabouts, oil and gas in Texas is Tyler with a median annual salary of $42,800. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Odessa (mean annual salary $42,310). The lowest paying area is Laredo with a median annual salary of $30,190.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Wichita Falls|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Angelo|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |