Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is AU$113,594 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.

AU$67,811 - AU$197,729

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AU$0AU$80KAU$160KAU$240K
Salary
AU$67,811 - AU$197,729  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$25,662  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,087 - AU$10,279  
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$68,091 - AU$224,636  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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

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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 107%

Experienced
up arrow 51%


National Average
AU$119,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 14%

National Average
AU$119,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 42%
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