People working in this job manage workers drilling for oil and gas. Duties might include making scheduling, problem solving and making hiring decisions.
You’ll need a high school diploma along with some training courses. You won’t be able to become a supervisor right away — you’ll require several years of experience in the field first.
The median salary for oil and gas drilling supervisors is $85,000.
The oil and gas sector has been hit hard since the 2014 crash in oil prices and that’s reflected in the employment numbers for this job, with 22% fewer people working as oil and gas drilling supervisors than there were five years ago.
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