Career Advice

RigJobs is the job board for offshore & onshore oil & gas rig workers, and the teams that support them. Our Career Advice section written by experienced industry professionals provides useful tools and resources to find an offshore oil rig job and grow your career.

2020 Offshore Oil Rig Salary Guide

Working on an Oil Rig involves working with heavy machinery, generally requires long hours away from home, and is very mentally and physically challenging. The jobs are also highly sought for a few... more...

Offshore Rig Training & Events

Most Oil & Gas jobs do not require a formal college education. The exception are scientific and engineering roles which require a college degree and sometimes a Masters. With that said working on an... more...

What To Expect On An Oil Rig – FAQ

We are often asked by visitors of RigJobs what’s it like to work on an Offshore Rig, and what are the expectations. We’ve put together a FAQ on commonly asked question. If you have a question,... more...

Finding An Offshore Job

A job offshore typically involves working on an oil platform that extracts natural resources from beneath the ocean floor. These structures are essentially self-contained mini-cities. They offer a... more...