Floorhand Salary

A Floorhand earns an average wage of $14.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,971 - $56,600
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,800
50%

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$10.10 - $24.82
$10
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.89
10%
50%
90%

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$0$77K
Salary $40,800
Bonus $100.00
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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$22,043 - $77,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.10 - $24.82
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $8.45 - $31.56
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $100.00
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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$22,043 - $77,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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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Key Stats for Floorhand

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Floorhand Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Experienced
▼12%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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