Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Roustabouts (Oil and Gas): Jobs, Career and Salary Information
Roustabouts (Oil and Gas)
Top 3 roustabouts Jobs
Sr. Facility Operator/ Roustabout- $5,000 Bonus!
- WASTE MANAGEMENT
- Balmorhea, TX
We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in
- Sheridan Productions
- Gillette, WY
Essential Job Functions:
• Safely works in a potentially hazardous environment
• Secures equipment and safely
- Andrews, TX
Must be able to wear a respirator. Experience Not
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What Roustabouts Do
Assemble or repair oil field equipment using hand and power tools. Perform other tasks as needed.
- 2014 employment: 76,400
- May 2015 median annual wage: $36,510
Job Outlook for Roustabouts
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 6,300
- Growth rate: 8 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become a Roustabout
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.