Oil and gas workers earn competitive wages, with an average annual compensation of $63,000.*
The high-paying jobs available today in Pennsylvania's natural gas industry are expected to multiply in the future.
Opportunities will exist in a number of professional and skilled areas, including:
- Engineering and surveying
- Construction and earthmoving
- Equipment manufacturing, service and repair
- Environmental permitting
- Water transport
- Wastewater management
- Well servicing
- General labor
- Legal, accounting and other professional services
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Penn College and Penn State Extension have partnered to form the Shale Training & Education Center (ShaleTEC), which provides workforce-development education and services to assist with the needs of the expanding industry.