Roustabouts (Oil and Gas)

Top 3 Roustabout Jobs

  • Roustabout - 1888 Industrial Services - Ault, CO

    Roustabout * Pipefitters Requirements * Must be able to adapt to all weather conditions * Must have Steal Toe boots * Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check * Clean MVR depending on ...

  • Roustabout/Field Man/Pumper - SHALE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL LLC - Mandeville, LA

    This is the perfect job for you if you've worked as a roustabout . If you are a hard worker you will go far with this company. You will work directly with the president, petroleum engineer and the ...

  • Bench Roustabout (On-Call) - Parker Wellbore - Prudhoe Bay, AK

    Job Description The Roustabout is a rig crew member whose primary work station is on the drilling decks assisting with crane work/deck activities; however the duties and responsibilities are ...

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What Roustabouts Do

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

Roustabout Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 43,500
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $38,920

Job Outlook for Roustabouts

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 12,900
  • Growth rate: 30 percent (Much faster than 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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