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Roustabouts, Oil and Gas (47-5071)

Assemble or repair oil field equipment using hand and power tools. Perform other tasks as needed.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 464 528 13.79 14 51 71
United States 58300 67000 0.0 1800 6500 9100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 20.27 13.80 16.27 18.95 23.43 29.16
Alaska 24.12 16.34 20.13 24.28 28.64 31.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.09 16.90 20.87 26.08 29.54 31.83
Balance of State 23.73 16.10 19.96 23.62 28.12 31.16

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.