Oil and Gas Wages Hit Record High
Wages for oil and gas professionals reached a record high in March according to Rigzone analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Looking at the combined categories of oil and gas extraction and support activities for oil and gas, energy workers were paid $33.22, higher than any other time.
“Record production activity in the U.S., coupled with an increased need for experienced oil and gas professionals is having a positive impact on wages,” said Paul Caplan, President of Rigzone. “Companies are having to pay up to attract skilled talent and energy professionals can reap the rewards of a solid job market.”