Oil and Gas Extraction

OJT for Oil and Gas Extraction: NAICS 211

The Oil and Gas Extraction subsector is part of the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector.

Subsector Context

The following chart breaks down the parent sector into its subsectors. It shows the percentage of people that these subsectors employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these subsectors through 2026.

Largest Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Subsector, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Petroleum engineers 14.5 6.8 20.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Accountants and auditors 12.9 6.1 20.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 10.6 4.9 20.5 No formal educational credential Moderate-term on-the-job training
Wellhead Pumpers 9.8 4.6 20.5 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 7.5 3.5 20.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Roustabouts, oil, and gas 7.0 3.3 20.5 No formal educational credential Moderate-term on-the-job training
General and operations managers 6.4 3.0 20.5 Unknown Unknown
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 6.4 3.0 20.5 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers 6.2 2.9 20.5 High school diploma or equivalent None
Office clerks, general 5.5 2.6 8.5 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training

Growth Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Subsector, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Surveying and mapping technicians 1.6 0.7 38.6 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Operations research analysts 0.3 0.1 38.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Lawyers 3.0 1.4 36.2 Doctoral or professional degree None
Paralegals and legal assistants 0.6 0.3 35.0 Associate’s degree None
Financial managers 2.6 1.2 32.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Market research analysts and marketing specialists 0.6 0.3 32.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Software developers, applications 0.6 0.3 32.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Petroleum engineers 14.5 6.8 20.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Accountants and auditors 12.9 6.1 20.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 10.6 4.9 20.5 No formal educational credential Moderate-term on-the-job training

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