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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?

9,552 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Texas typically earns around 9,552 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
Dump Truck Driver3,333 USD
Electric and Gas Operations Manager5,000 USD
Energy Dispatch Director12,500 USD
Exploration Manager19,167 USD
Fluids Engineer5,000 USD
Gas Supply Manager15,000 USD
Geologist10,313 USD
Geophysicist7,833 USD
Petroleum Engineer 6,000 USD
Petroleum Geologist15,000 USD
Pipeline Technician7,083 USD
Power Plant Operations Manager8,333 USD
Process Technician6,667 USD
Team Leader10,283 USD

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

25% of people earn
5,667 USD
or less
50% of people earn
7,708 USD
or less
75% of people earn
12,500 USD
or less
Minimum
2,667 USD
Median
7,708 USD
Maximum
28,333 USD

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Texas range between 2,667 USD per month (minimum salary) to 28,333 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,708 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 7,708 USD while the other half are earning more than 7,708 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 5,667 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,667 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 12,500 USD while 25% are earning more than 12,500 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.

2016201720182019
Average Salary 2016    =  
8,949 USD
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
9,199 USD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
9,402 USD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
9,552 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

49 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Texas for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is 49 USD. This means that the average person in Texas earns approximatly 49 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.

Salary Comparison of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs in Texas

9,552 USD
6,436 USD
Average Salary
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Texas salaries for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining and All Jobs and we found that Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 48% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs in United States

9,552 USD
9,100 USD
Average Salary
Texas
Average Salary
United States
We compared Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Texas and United States and we found that Texas salaries are 5% more than those of United States.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Houston10,694 USD
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