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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Average Salaries in Texas 2019

How much money does a person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining make in Texas?

6,933 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Texas typically earns around 6,933 USD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager6,887 USD
Associate Analyst7,534 USD
Associate Landman5,179 USD
Auxiliary Equipment Operator4,034 USD
Biomass Plant Technician4,752 USD
Biomass Power Plant Manager8,030 USD
Chemical Plant Operator8,950 USD
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer7,125 USD
Completions Engineer6,789 USD
Cost Controller6,110 USD
Crude Oil Marketing Representative7,662 USD
Dispatcher3,968 USD
Distribution Manager9,036 USD
Dragline Operator4,201 USD
Driller Offsider3,766 USD
Dump Truck Driver3,823 USD
Electric and Gas Operations Manager10,359 USD
Energy Advisor9,131 USD
Energy Analyst8,952 USD
Energy Auditor8,490 USD
Energy Dispatch Director9,701 USD
Energy Technical Assistant5,999 USD
Energy Technical Manager8,244 USD
Energy Technical Trainer6,468 USD
Exploration Manager11,045 USD
Field Safety Auditor7,504 USD
Fluids Engineer6,753 USD
Fuel Cell Engineer6,978 USD
Fuel Cell Technician4,882 USD
Fuels Handler4,947 USD
Gas Compressor Operator4,227 USD
Gas Distribution Plant Operator5,916 USD
Gas Supply Manager9,598 USD
Geologist9,662 USD
Geophysicist10,557 USD
Geothermal Production Manager10,287 USD
Geothermal Technician5,695 USD
HSE Engineer6,690 USD
HSE Officer5,206 USD
HSEQ Administrator6,153 USD
Inspector6,262 USD
Instructor7,133 USD
Instrument Designer5,722 USD
Lead Technical Field Advisor8,678 USD
Logistics and Tool Coordinator6,899 USD
Maintenance Engineer6,780 USD
Maintenance Superintendent7,418 USD
Material Controller5,873 USD
Mine Engineer6,419 USD
Mine Surveyor7,399 USD
Mining Project Administrator6,276 USD
Mining Project Assistant6,087 USD
Mining Project Controls Consultant7,204 USD
Mining Project Coordinator6,552 USD
Mining Project Engineer6,820 USD
Mining Project Manager8,409 USD
Mining Site Manager8,423 USD
Mining Team Leader7,565 USD
NDT Technician6,305 USD
Oil Service Unit Operator5,680 USD
Oil Trader8,588 USD
Oilwell Pumper3,745 USD
Petroleum Engineer 7,660 USD
Petroleum Geologist10,612 USD
Petroleum Pump System Operator5,594 USD
Pipeline Technician5,127 USD
Power Coordinator5,368 USD
Power Plant Operations Manager11,300 USD
Power Plant Operator8,226 USD
Radio Operator4,803 USD
Reliability Engineer7,051 USD
Reservoir Engineer6,596 USD
Risk Analyst8,136 USD
Roughneck7,063 USD
Scaffolder5,594 USD
Shutdown Engineer6,060 USD
Solar Energy Installation Manager9,509 USD
Solar Energy Systems Engineer7,371 USD
Solar Photovoltaic Installer6,561 USD
Solar Thermal Technician5,993 USD
Supply Operations Manager10,982 USD
Sustainability Specialist9,789 USD
System Development Advisor8,068 USD
Tanker Truck Driver4,701 USD
Utility Operator5,625 USD
Wind Energy Project Manager7,490 USD

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs Salary Distribution in Texas

Median and salary distribution monthly Texas Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Texas range between 3,616 USD per month (minimum salary) to 10,848 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,002 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 7,002 USD while the other half are earning more than 7,002 USD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 4,778 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,778 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 9,104 USD while 25% are earning more than 9,104 USD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Salary Forecast and Trend in Texas

How do Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Texas Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,383 USD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,619 USD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,804 USD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,933 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Texas are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Hourly Average Wage in Texas

40 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Texas for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is 40 USD. This means that the average person in Texas earns approximatly 40 USD for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly TexasWe compared Texas salaries for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining and All Jobs and we found that Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Texas VS United States

Salary Comparison Between Texas and United States monthly Oil  / Gas / Energy / MiningWe compared Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Texas and United States and we found that Texas salaries are 11% more than those of United States.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Austin7,332 USD
Dallas7,458 USD
Houston7,776 USD
San Antonio7,584 USD
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