Log In

Register

Recover Password

2020 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Salary Guide

Assemble or repair oil field equipment using hand and power tools. Perform other tasks as needed.

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Salary

Salary

$38.9K

Growth

15%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Job Description

Assemble or repair oil field equipment using hand and power tools. Perform other tasks as needed.

Also known as:

Floor Hand, Roustabout, Galley Hand, Roustabout Hand, Rig Hand, Roustabout Crew Pusher, Production Roustabout, Roustabout Crew Leader, Oil Field Roustabout, Roustabout Pusher

How Much Do Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Make ? 2020

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $28,270 $32,930 $38,910 $48,040 $58,950
Hourly Wage $13.59 $15.83 $18.71 $23.10 $28.34

How Much Do Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Make ? 2020

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$28,270
$32,930
$38,910
$48,040
$58,950
Hourly Wage
$13.59
$15.83
$18.71
$23.10
$28.34

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Tasks

  • Keep pipe deck and main deck areas clean and tidy.
  • Guide cranes to move loads about decks.
  • Unscrew or tighten pipes, casing, tubing, and pump rods, using hand and power wrenches and tongs.
  • Walk flow lines to locate leaks, using electronic detectors and by making visual inspections, and repair the leaks.
  • Supply equipment to rig floors as requested and provide assistance to roughnecks.
  • Move pipes to and from trucks, using truck winches and motorized lifts, or by hand.
  • Dismantle and repair oil field machinery, boilers, and steam engine parts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Clean up spilled oil by bailing it into barrels.
  • Bolt together pump and engine parts.
  • Dig drainage ditches around wells and storage tanks.
  • Bolt or nail together wood or steel framework to erect derricks.
  • Cut down and remove trees and brush to clear drill sites, to reduce fire hazards, and to make way for roads to sites.
  • Dig holes, set forms, and mix and pour concrete into forms to make foundations for wood or steel derricks.

What Activities Do Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Do?

  • Clean work sites.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Maintain extraction or excavation equipment.
  • Locate equipment or materials in need of repair or replacement.
  • Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
  • Assist skilled construction or extraction personnel.
  • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction.
  • Maintain mechanical equipment.
  • Clean work sites.
  • Assemble products or production equipment.
  • Dig holes or trenches.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Remove debris or vegetation from work sites.
  • Pour materials into or on designated areas.
  • Dig holes or trenches.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.

Typical Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Knowledge?

What Are Typical Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Abilities?

  • Problem Sensitivity - Noticing when problems happen.
  • Manual Dexterity - Holding or moving items with your hands.
  • Multilimb Coordination - Using your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down.
  • Near Vision - Seeing details up close.
  • Control Precision - Quickly changing the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

What Are Typical Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Skills? 2020

What Are Typical Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Interests?

  • Realistic - Occupations with Realistic interests frequently involve practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

What Is The Projected Employment For Roustabouts, Oil and Gas ? 2020

Location 2018 Employment 2028 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 58,300 67,000 15% 9,100

What Is The Projected Employment For Roustabouts, Oil and Gas ? 2020

Location
2018 Employment
2028 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
58,300
67,000
15%
9,100

What Is The Required Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Education & Experience? 2020

  • No formal educational credential
  • No work experience
  • 1 to 12 months on-the-job training

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Jobs Near Me .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Jobs Near Me .

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 2020 Salary Guide By State

Common Careers