The highest paychecks go to Drilling Engineers, who earn about $164K annually on average, closely trailed by Petroleum Engineers ($110K) and Environmental Health & Safety Specialists (approximately $88K).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $97K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $93K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $106K per year) can be spotted in Minot, N.D.; New York, N.Y. (about $99K), Tioga, N.D. (approximately $88K), and Houston, Texas (around $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Amerad Hess Corp workers in North Dakota earn the most — $101K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA 10 Hour Specialists, who make $95K per year. Becoming a Certified Safety Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $88K on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Amerad Hess Corp — these employees make the most at $90K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Borehole Formation Evaluation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $225K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; one in seven deem it necessary for work. Customer Service, Drilling Engineering, and Operations Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 23 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in seven workers receiving sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and company car / automobile.