Petroleum Engineer Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is AU$113,845 per year. A skill in Reservoir Engineering is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$69,823 - AU$199,194
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$80KAU$160KAU$240K
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AU$69,823 - AU$199,194  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$30,521  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,000 - AU$10,174  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$70,209 - AU$229,247  
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Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Pay Difference By Location
Adelaide
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Sydney
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National Average
AU$120,000
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 41%
National Average
AU$120,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
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National Average
AU$120,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 38%
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