Petroleum Engineer Salary

A Petroleum Engineer earns an average salary of AU$112,791 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$67,651 - AU$197,516
(Median)
AU$68K
AU$110K
AU$200K
MEDIAN: AU$112,790
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$80KAU$160KAU$240K
Salary
AU$67,651 - AU$197,516  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$24,764  
Profit Sharing
AU$9,826  
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$68,171 - AU$211,776  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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$117,361

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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 109%

Experienced
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National Average
AU$117,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
AU$117,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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