Average Roustabout Hourly Pay

$16.12
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$688
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The average hourly pay for a Roustabout is $16.12.
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$12.69
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$16.12
90%
$23.27
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What Do Roustabouts Do?

Roustabout 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.

Job Satisfaction for Roustabout

3.5 out of 5
(19)
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What Are Popular Skills for Roustabouts?

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation and Plumbing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Labor Relations and Machine Operation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Roustabouts?

An entry-level Roustabout with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.58 based on 11 salaries. An early career Roustabout with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Roustabout with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.67 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Roustabout with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Roustabout in their job title in Williston, North Dakota earn an average of 54.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Greeley, Colorado (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lafayette, Louisiana (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 100 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
53.0%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
8.0%