The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Roustabout, Oil and Gas is $16.95.
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Job Description for Roustabout, Oil and Gas
A roustabout, oil and gas is a manual labor job for persons interested in working on and around rigs that drill for oil and natural gas. The roustabout works to help clean the tools and heavy equipment used by operators and engineers on rigs. Roustabouts are also expected to help clean up and remove heavy materials, including leftover piping, drill pieces, and unused metal used in building support structures. Finally, the roustabout serves as a general laborer and all-purpose assistant to the sk…Read more
Roustabout, Oil and Gas Tasks
- Monitor, maintain and repair production equipment.
- Operate hand and power tools to set up oil rigs, wellheads, lines, pumps and other equipment.
- Ensure safe operation of equipment that adheres to company and government regulations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Roustabout, Oil and Gas
A mid-career Roustabout, Oil and Gas with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.00 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Roustabout, Oil and Gas with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 7 salaries.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 18 survey responses.
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