I left a top tier OSV company working on their newest large OSV(6000) for a subsea construction type company. The pay and benifits I will now be receiving are vastly superior.
I guess there is a hierarchy in the oil patch.
Crew boats< towing boats<supply boats< construction boats< drill ships/rigs
I wonder if some of the disparity is because the crew/towing/supply companies generally have their roots in the bayou and the construction/drilling companies are for the most part are large corporations, used to dealing with issues on an international level.
I am not knocking anyone, just expressing my observations, and maybe rambling a bit.
Does anyone else see things as I do or am I way off base?