Archive for the 'Offshore Jobs – Drilling Job Wages' Category

Offshore Roustabout and Roughneck Jobs

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Offshore Roustabout and Roughneck Jobs Roustabouts The Roustabout job is the most common entry level occupation for an oil rig’s marine section. Most new hires in the Drilling and Marine Sections start out as Roustabouts. A Roustabout is typically an inexperienced worker who works as a trainee or helper for those in more senior positions. [...]

Offshore Catering Jobs

Monday, October 5th, 2009

High Demand for Offshore Catering Jobs and Offshore Cooking Jobs For those seeking oil rig work either offshore or on land, opportunities continue to grow, even with the economic slowdown. Half of the current workforce in the oil and gas industry is retiring in the next 10 years. This is creating a huge labor shortage [...]

Oil Job Wages

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Entry Level Salary Expectations For someone with no experience in oil industry work, starting salaries today are ranging from $50,000 to $60,000. When you consider this pay level is for working only 6 months out of the year, the appeal of oil field or offshore work becomes very understandable. Entry-level positions start at $800 to [...]