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Salary and Benefits

Roustabout
$52K-$64K / yr. (est.)
$53K
$58,593 / year
$64K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Roustabout

What does a Roustabout do?

As roustabouts, we are responsible for collecting and drilling equipment using tools. Our primary job obligation is to perform cleaning and drill holes where required. To stay away from all sorts of accidents and injuries, we have to take care of all spills. Sometimes, we have to operate lifters and other heavy machinery to pull out heavy objects and dispose waste properly and easily. Being roustabouts, our responsibilities include transporting objects to work areas, setting up equipment, and offloading material from heavy machinery.

Core tasks:

  • conducting repairs and performing regular maintenance of equipment
  • unloading material from heavy machinery from deliveries
  • operating machinery appropriately to perform all the tasks promptly

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Roustabout?
On average, people work 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Roustabout.
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RoustaboutAtlanta, GA - 10 months ago
😀 This is just another way for them to discriminate against those who are trying to switch careers. It's unfair!
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RoustaboutSeattle, WA - 10 months ago
πŸ˜’ I guess they don't value the skills and experiences gained in other positions. What a narrow-minded approach!
How Long Do Roustabout Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Roustabouts works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.
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CDL Truck DriverChicago, IL - 10 months ago
I've been a roustabout for 4 years and have already had 5 different employers. The short-term contracts make it difficult to build stability.
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Warehouse AssociateDallas, TX - 10 months ago
This infographic contradicts my experience. I've been a roustabout for 8 years but have only worked for two companies. It's about finding the right fit!
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Roustabout Employees?
Moderate job changes in Roustabout, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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Financial AnalystNew York City, NY - 10 months ago
As a numbers person, I would love to see some statistics and figures to back up these claims of moderate career progression for roustabouts.
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Registered NurseChicago, IL - 10 months ago
This is such a physically demanding job, not surprised that roustabouts may seek a change. How can we better support their transitions?

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Roustabout's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Roustabout typically studied at.
Jones County Junior College
Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Roustabout Employees?
Gender ratio in Roustabout position: 0.779241459177765 Male and 0.220758540822235 Female. Age ratio in Roustabout position: 16-20: 24%, 21-30: 48%, 31-40: 15%, 41-50: 9%, 51-60: 3%, 60+: 1%. Roustabout position is predominantly male (77.9%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 16-20 years old.
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RoustaboutBoston, MA - 10 months ago
The age distribution is definitely skewed towards younger individuals. Probably because it's a physically demanding job that older people may not be able to handle as well. πŸ‹
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RoustaboutSeattle, WA - 10 months ago
As a Roustabout, I love what I do. Let's not forget about the passion and dedication we bring to our work, regardless of the gender or age distribution! ✊

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Roustabout?
Top employers of Roustabout position: Ensco plc, Noble Drilling LLC, Rowan Companies. People who work in Roustabout position most typically go on to work for the Ensco plc.
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RoustaboutMiami, FL - 10 months ago
I've never heard of these companies. Are they even legit? I'll stick to local employers who know how to treat their employees right.
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RoustaboutSeattle, WA - 10 months ago
Why are these companies being highlighted? There are numerous other employers in the industry who offer better growth opportunities and benefits.
Ensco plc
Noble Drilling LLC
Rowan Companies
What Industries Does Roustabout Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Roustabout: Mining / Oil & Gas, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Manufacturing, Administrative & Support, Construction. Roustabout employees most likely come from a Mining / Oil & Gas industry background.
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RoustaboutHouston, TX - 10 months ago
πŸ€” Are there any opportunities for career advancement within the roustabout profession? Or is it a dead-end job?
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RoustaboutMiami, FL - 10 months ago
Just curious, but do roustabouts in the construction industry have similar roles to those in mining or oil & gas? πŸ”¨

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Discussion about Roustabout

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Is Roustabout a female or male dominated profession?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
20% are women in this profession only.
What is the typical age to work as a Roustabout?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
People working as a Roustabout are 28 old on average.
Do I need a lot of experience to be a Roustabout?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You should work for 4 years on average to become a Roustabout.
Which industries are highly likely to employ a Roustabout?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Mining / Oil & Gas is the most frequent for a Roustabout.
Do I need a degree to work as a Roustabout?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You should be fine with No higher education
Where are you working as a Roustabout?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most people work for Ensco plc, Noble Drilling LLC, Rowan Companies and Transocean
How long do people usually work as a Roustabout when they switch to another position?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
A Roustabout typically changes positions after 4 years.
How common is it for a Roustabout to jump from company to company?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
a Roustabout is not a typical job hopper, but might change companies.
From which job titles people come from to work as a Roustabout?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Typical prior positions for a Roustabout are Floorhand or Sales Associate
What can be the next step in your career path from Roustabout?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Working as Roustabout consider Floorhand, Driller or Crane Operator as a next step in your career.
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