Career Outlook for Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators

Also known as:  Oil Well Fishing-Tool Technician, Well Service Pump Equipment Operator, Well Service Rig Operator, Well Services Operator, Well Servicing Rig Operator
The overall job outlook for Oil, Gas, or Mining Service Unit Operator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 125.91 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 20.98 percent per year. Demand for Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators is expected to go down, with an expected -3,220 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 1.1 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators in the following states
Texas 16,880
Louisiana 4,000
Oklahoma 2,990
New Mexico 1,600
Wyoming 1,360
Kansas 1,290
Colorado 1,050
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators
Tennessee 40
Georgia 40
Indiana 50
Montana 60
Nevada 60
Alabama 80
Nebraska 100
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