A Petroleum Engineer earns an average salary of AU$88,463 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

AU$63,517 - AU$148,663
AU$64K
AU$88K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$88,463
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$63,517 - AU$148,663  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$20,067  
Profit Sharing
AU$6,250  
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$66,283 - AU$153,193  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$92,885

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲164%

Experienced
▲58%

▲2%

National Average
AU$93,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲26%

Microsoft Office
▲19%

Microsoft Word
▲13%


National Average
AU$93,000

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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