Oil Rigger Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about oil rigger demographics? We analyzed 56 oil riggers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Oil Rigger Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as oil riggers. Keep reading to find out what the results for oil riggers were.

Oil Rigger Gender Ratio

Among oil riggers, 4.0% of them are women compared to 92.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 92.0%
  • Female, 4.0%
  • Unknown, 4.0%

Oil Rigger Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among oil riggers is White, which makes up 71.7% of all oil riggers. Comparatively, there are 15.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 71.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.7%
  • Black or African American, 8.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.1%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • Asian, 0.4%

Oil Rigger Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among oil riggers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Oil Rigger Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the oil rigger position over time.

Male
Female
100%
98%
96%
95%
93%
91%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Oil Rigger Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of oil riggers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of oil riggers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Oil Rigger

By looking over 56 oil riggers resumes, we figured out that the average oil rigger enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 43%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Oil Rigger Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of oil rigger employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of oil riggers is 40+ years old, which represents 44% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Oil Riggers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, derrick operator and underground roof bolter have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Duck Bill Operator28%66%
Oil Rigger92%4%
Service Rig Operator97%2%
Underground Roof Bolter97%3%
Derrick Operator98%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Derrick Operator
Underground Roof Bolter
Service Rig Operator
Oil Rigger
Duck Bill Operator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Oil Riggers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to oil riggers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Oil Rigger1.37%
Foreman/Project Manager3.74%
Ironworker/Welder6.19%
Carpet Installer6.99%
Chief Inspector7.48%
Fence Builder8.33%
Painter Assistant9.34%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Oil Rigger?

male-income
Male Income
$28,084
female-income
Female Income
$27,376

Oil Rigger Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Asian women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$34,140
$32,570
$31,001
$29,432
$27,862
$26,293
$24,723
$23,154
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Oil Rigger Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$31,001
Some College/ Associate Degree$32,897
Bachelor's Degree$34,314

Oil Rigger Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    $38,789
    $36,552
    $34,314
    $32,076
    $29,838
    $27,600
    $25,363
    $23,125
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

    Oil Rigger Employment Statistics

    This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ oil riggers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most oil riggers is the energy industry.

    Company Size

    We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire oil riggers.

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    < 50 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    1,000 - 10,000 employees

    > 10,000

    The Types Of Companies Oil Rigger Work In

    Employees with the oil rigger job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most oil riggers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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    Private

    Public

    Industry Concentration

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ oil riggers. Those industries include energy, manufacturing and pharmaceutical.

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    Manufacturing

    Energy

    Retail

    Construction

    Pharmaceutical

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