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Working As A Roustabout

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Deal with People

  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • $26,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Roustabout Do At Texas Employer

* general lease/roustabout, pad set up, digging trenches and pipeline set up.
* Will work in all types of weather conditions, such as extreme heat, cold, rain, etc.
* BFOQ on age 18 as per OSHA and DOL regulations as per employer.
* Valid Texas driver's license required and own transportation to company office.
* Employer will conduct drug screen upon offer of employment.
* Employer does not provide lodging or per diem.
* Apply immediately!!!! Eagle Ford

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Average Length of Employment
Roustabout Pusher 2.3 years
Oil Field Worker 2.3 years
Rig Hand 2.1 years
Floor Hand 2.1 years
Roustabout 2.0 years
Roustabout Hand 1.4 years
Top Careers Before Roustabout
Floor Hand 8.4%
Welder 7.4%
Cashier 6.8%
Operator 6.7%
Mechanic 5.6%
Driver 4.9%
Technician 4.8%
Supervisor 4.8%
Cook 4.5%
Foreman 3.8%
Carpenter 3.6%
Rig Hand 3.5%
Manager 3.3%
Top Careers After Roustabout
Floor Hand 9.5%
Operator 9.3%
Driver 6.2%
Technician 5.9%
Welder 5.8%
Driller 5.3%
Mechanic 4.1%
Foreman 4.0%
Supervisor 3.9%
Rigger 2.9%

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Average Yearly Salary
$26,000
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$13,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$26,000
Median 50%
$52,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Endeavor Energy Resources
Highest Paying City
Odessa, TX
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Avg Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a Roustabout make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Roustabout in the United States is $26,660 per year or $13 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $13,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $52,000.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Top Skills for A Roustabout

  1. Safety Meetings
  2. Tank Battery Location
  3. Flow Lines
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Attended many safety meetings to ensure safety standards are recognized and followed for customer satisfaction.
  • Assisted in the planning, preparation and construction process of new tank battery locations, as well as existing battery retrofit.
  • Assemble flow lines for well head, verify proper installation of valves and chokes along with the Emergency Shut down valve.
  • Light mechanic and heavy equipment operator.
  • Gained proficiency of typical oilfield equipment i.e.

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Top 10 Best States for Roustabouts

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Connecticut
  3. Massachusetts
  4. New Hampshire
  5. New Jersey
  6. Pennsylvania
  7. New York
  8. Alaska
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Roustabout Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applier with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate. At Zippia, we went through over 11,908 Roustabout resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Roustabout Demographics

Gender

Male

91.6%

Female

5.7%

Unknown

2.6%
Ethnicity

White

58.6%

Hispanic or Latino

19.0%

Black or African American

13.1%

Asian

5.7%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

75.2%

Dakota

5.8%

French

4.1%

Arabic

3.3%

Carrier

2.5%

Marshallese

0.8%

Portuguese

0.8%

Kurdish

0.8%

German

0.8%

Korean

0.8%

Cherokee

0.8%

Norwegian

0.8%

Polish

0.8%

Uzbek

0.8%

Thai

0.8%

Russian

0.8%
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Roustabout Education

Schools

Pearl River Community College

9.2%

Jones County Junior College

8.7%

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

7.3%

Texas A&M University

7.1%

Texas Tech University

6.3%

Bakersfield College

6.0%

Hinds Community College

5.2%

University of Southern Mississippi

5.0%

Nicholls State University

4.7%

University of Wyoming

4.5%

Universal Technical Institute

4.2%

Oklahoma State University

4.2%

Southwest Mississippi Community College

3.9%

San Juan College

3.7%

Houston Community College

3.4%

Mississippi State University

3.4%

University of Alaska Anchorage

3.4%

University of Louisiana at Monroe

3.4%

Blinn College

3.1%

Meridian Community College

3.1%
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Majors

Business

18.4%

General Studies

11.9%

Precision Metal Working

10.0%

Automotive Technology

9.5%

Criminal Justice

6.5%

Petroleum Engineering

4.6%

Industrial Technology

3.8%

Electrical Engineering

3.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.4%

Management

3.2%

Education

3.2%

Computer Science

2.8%

Kinesiology

2.7%

Mechanical Engineering

2.7%

Engineering

2.6%

Medical Technician

2.3%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.2%

General Education, Specific Areas

2.2%

Environmental Science

2.2%

Psychology

2.2%
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Degrees

High School Diploma

58.7%

Bachelors

13.0%

Associate

10.6%

Diploma

8.8%

Certificate

7.6%

Masters

1.0%

License

0.2%

Doctorate

0.2%
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