A Petroleum Engineer earns an average salary of AU$88,009 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

AU$63,239 - AU$153,572
AU$63K
AU$88K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$88,009
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$63,239 - AU$153,572  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000 - AU$20,000  
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$66,028 - AU$175,000  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Petroleum Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Petroleum Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petroleum Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 11 salaries. A Petroleum Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$92,559

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲165%

Experienced
▲59%

▲3%

National Average
AU$93,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲26%

Microsoft Office
▲20%

Microsoft Word
▲13%


National Average
AU$93,000

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 63%