Norwegian Oil and Gas professionals are being paid the highest salaries in the world
Thursday, 18 July - The Norwegian oil and gas industry is booming according to the latest salary survey conducted by Oil and Gas Job Search and Hays Oil and Gas.
The guide was compiled from over 14,000 participants in 53 countries and provides data on average salaries, day rates and benefits for 20 specific industry disciplines.
The guide highlights that Norwegian based oil and gas professionals are being paid some of the highest rates in the world with an average salary of NOK1.07 million per year; 125% increase on the worldwide average of NOK475,000
Salaries for imported labour average NOK740,000 which compares favourably with the 53 countries surveyed.
Duncan Freer, Managing Director of Oil and Gas Job Search comments: “The number and value of projects in the North Sea is currently at an all-time high. This significant level of investment means that there has never been a better time to work in the oil and gas industry.”
Employer confidence has also seen a large increase with 26.7% extremely positive about the current market: up from just 9.7% in 2011. Three quarters of all employers expect staffing levels to increase in the next 12 months
Freer states: “We are experiencing a growing number of professionals using our services in Norway. This level of activity has lead to us enhancing our market presence. The next step in this process will be exhibiting at ONS in Stavanger on the 28th – 31st August.”
A free copy of the salary guide can be downloaded at www.oilandgasjobsearch.com/salary or a copy can be picked up at Hall J Stand 980/20 at ONS.
For further information, please contact:
Sarah Martin-Tyrrell, Marketing Executive
Tel: 44 (0) 161 975 6026 or
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