By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Nerijus Adomaitis
LONDON/OSLO (Reuters) – Oil and gas is seen as a sector that offers relatively attractive pay, although average wages vary significantly from one country to another.
While workers in Norway are currently on strike over pay, they are among the highest paid in Europe, data shows, and receive double the salary of workers in Latin America. Still, they are far less well paid than Australian or American workers.
Following are details of how pay compares.
The average salary of full-time employees in oil and gas extraction, including support activities, in Norway was around 930,000 crowns, or $100,000, in 2019, according to Norway’s statistics office. The figure includes allowances and bonuses, and excludes overtime.
Norwegian workers’ union Lederne called a strike that began on Sept. 30, demanding higher wage rises this year than proposed by oil companies and equal pay and conditions for workers at