Iraqi Oil Workers Cheapest in the World

Local oil and gas workers in Iraq receive an average salary of nearly $22,000 per annum, the lowest in the sector worldwide.

Their foreign counterparts working in Iraq receive $94,800, according to a report from recruitment group Hays Oil & Gas.

Globally, oil and gas industry workers make an average of nearly $76,000 per year, with those in Australia making over $140,000.

(Source: Reuters)

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