Canada’s petroleum industry is one of the largest in the country and certainly the most promising.
In fact, with greater consumer demand for energy, the industry is projected to see a considerable increase in its workforce, as well as a healthy increase in the compensation the industry offers its employees.
Want more insight?
Check out our Petroleum Career Guide!
With many avenues of employment for Canadians to explore – be it in engineering, in the field or on the business end – it is little wonder that many young graduates are eager to enter the world of opportunity in petroleum.
Curious about what your starting salary will look like in oil and gas? Read on as we cover the average starting salaries for the most common jobs for recent grads in the petroleum industry.
|Control Centre Operator||60,000|
|Service Rig Technicians||22/hr|
|Field Operator||26,000 – $45,000|
|Field Services Technician||39,000 – $55,000|
|Machine Operator (Junior)||17 – $25/hr|
|Shop Help/General Labourer||18 – $23|