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Petroleum Engineer Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is AU$114,573 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 Salary (?
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AU$67,970 - AU$198,506
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$80KAU$160KAU$240K
Salary
AU$67,970 - AU$198,506  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$30,100  
Profit Sharing
AU$4,958 - AU$10,223  
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$68,582 - AU$225,973  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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

Adelaide
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Sydney
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Brisbane
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National Average
AU$120,000
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 105%
Experienced
up arrow 47%
National Average
AU$120,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 15%
National Average
AU$120,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 41%