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

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

6,681 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Louisiana typically earns around 6,681 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 Manager6,155 USD
Associate Analyst6,565 USD
Associate Landman4,513 USD
Auxiliary Equipment Operator3,517 USD
Biomass Plant Technician4,041 USD
Biomass Power Plant Manager6,660 USD
Chemical Plant Operator8,403 USD
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer6,696 USD
Completions Engineer6,068 USD
Cost Controller5,196 USD
Crude Oil Marketing Representative6,848 USD
Dispatcher3,456 USD
Distribution Manager7,676 USD
Dragline Operator3,755 USD
Driller Offsider3,282 USD
Dump Truck Driver3,589 USD
Electric and Gas Operations Manager9,027 USD
Energy Advisor8,799 USD
Energy Analyst8,414 USD
Energy Auditor7,782 USD
Energy Dispatch Director8,242 USD
Energy Technical Assistant5,499 USD
Energy Technical Manager7,368 USD
Energy Technical Trainer5,781 USD
Exploration Manager10,114 USD
Field Safety Auditor6,881 USD
Fluids Engineer5,737 USD
Fuel Cell Engineer6,565 USD
Fuel Cell Technician4,477 USD
Fuels Handler4,421 USD
Gas Compressor Operator3,685 USD
Gas Distribution Plant Operator5,031 USD
Gas Supply Manager8,372 USD
Geologist9,090 USD
Geophysicist8,969 USD
Geothermal Production Manager9,679 USD
Geothermal Technician5,223 USD
HSE Engineer6,135 USD
HSE Officer4,654 USD
HSEQ Administrator5,499 USD
Inspector5,597 USD
Instructor6,060 USD
Instrument Designer5,245 USD
Lead Technical Field Advisor7,756 USD
Logistics and Tool Coordinator6,478 USD
Maintenance Engineer6,533 USD
Maintenance Superintendent6,302 USD
Material Controller5,249 USD
Mine Engineer5,887 USD
Mine Surveyor6,954 USD
Mining Project Administrator5,752 USD
Mining Project Assistant5,171 USD
Mining Project Controls Consultant6,597 USD
Mining Project Coordinator5,707 USD
Mining Project Engineer5,946 USD
Mining Project Manager7,516 USD
Mining Site Manager6,985 USD
Mining Team Leader6,434 USD
NDT Technician5,635 USD
Oil Service Unit Operator4,710 USD
Oil Trader7,876 USD
Oilwell Pumper3,348 USD
Petroleum Engineer 7,021 USD
Petroleum Geologist9,243 USD
Petroleum Pump System Operator5,000 USD
Pipeline Technician4,814 USD
Power Coordinator4,798 USD
Power Plant Operations Manager10,353 USD
Power Plant Operator6,823 USD
Radio Operator4,185 USD
Reliability Engineer5,848 USD
Reservoir Engineer5,895 USD
Risk Analyst7,840 USD
Roughneck6,155 USD
Scaffolder5,252 USD
Shutdown Engineer5,690 USD
Solar Energy Installation Manager8,291 USD
Solar Energy Systems Engineer6,268 USD
Solar Photovoltaic Installer5,441 USD
Solar Thermal Technician5,357 USD
Supply Operations Manager9,565 USD
Sustainability Specialist9,191 USD
System Development Advisor7,035 USD
Tanker Truck Driver4,101 USD
Utility Operator5,028 USD
Wind Energy Project Manager6,694 USD

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

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

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Louisiana range between 3,484 USD per month (minimum salary) to 10,454 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,547 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 6,547 USD while the other half are earning more than 6,547 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 4,514 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,514 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 8,160 USD while 25% are earning more than 8,160 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 Louisiana

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 Louisiana Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,150 USD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,378 USD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
6,499 USD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
6,681 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Louisiana are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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 Louisiana

39 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Louisiana for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is 39 USD. This means that the average person in Louisiana earns approximatly 39 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 LouisianaWe compared Louisiana 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.

Louisiana VS United States

Salary Comparison Between Louisiana and United States monthly Oil  / Gas / Energy / MiningWe compared Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Louisiana and United States and we found that Louisiana salaries are 7% more than those of United States.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
New Orleans5,821 USD
4075 - 2
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