Floorhand Salary

The average pay for a Floorhand is $16.90 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$29,194 - $147,949
(Median)
$29K
$50K
$150K
MEDIAN: $50,050
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$8.63 - $24.31
(Median)
$8
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,194 - $147,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,268 - $73,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.63 - $24.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11  
Overtime
$15.00 - $34.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$18,268 - $73,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Floorhand

A floorhand assists crew members on an oil rig, which may be onshore or offshore. Some duties that may be performed by a floorhand include cleaning up the work area, operating hand and power tools, cleaning equipment and transporting items from place to place. The floorhand may also be trained to operate and maintain certain pieces of equipment. This job is physically strenuous, and the tasks involved may require the floorhand to walk and stand for long periods of time, climb, bend and stoop. The work environment can often be noisy, and the floorhand may work under adverse weather conditions such as rain or high heat. Hours vary depending on the shifts available; day, night and/or weekend hours may be required, and floorhands may be stationed for multiple consecutive days in an offshore rig environment.

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Floorhand Tasks

  • Assists and helps Crew Pusher carry out all operational activities around the rig floor or any other area of the rig location as designated by the Driller.
  • Picking up, laying down, running, retrieving, connecting, tripping, standing back and/or disconnecting all components of the casing drill string, completion string, and when required, drill pipe.
  • Check functioning of all casing handling and run tools to enable carrying out operational activities.
  • Prepare the rig floor area for whatever operation is to take place.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and clean and tidy rig floor area by picking up and storing all tools in their respective storage areas after using, discarding waste materials and washing down the rig floor and rig floor equipment.

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Experience Affects Floorhand Salaries

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$41,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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