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Average Salary for Atwood Oceanics Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, drilling rig contractor company Atwood Oceanics employs talent in positions ranging from Executive Assistant to Senior Internal Auditor. Employees at Atwood Oceanics make $87K annually on average. How long you've been working influences pay for Atwood Oceanics workers the most, followed by your job title. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Atwood Oceanics typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Atwood Oceanics
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[-]Senior Internal Auditor (2)
$72,134 - $105,606  
[-]Senior Internal Auditor (2)
Salary$65,503 - $98,062  
Bonus$2,636 - $15,250  
Total Pay$72,134 - $105,606  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$43,559 - $86,259  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Salary$45,378 - $87,531  
Total Pay$43,559 - $86,259  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Houston, Texas 

Drilling Rig Contractor

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Years of Experience

Average pay is $85K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $84K annually. The largest slice of the Atwood Oceanics workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $55K per year.


Senior Internal Auditors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $82K annually; Executive Assistants are next on the list, bringing in close to around $63K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $139K annually for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Auditor can certainly pay off here; those folks make $82K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Contract Negotiation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $139K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Atwood Oceanics is Microsoft Office; over a third of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Regulatory Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit, and Internal Audit.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, almost all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage, too.

Key Stats for Atwood Oceanics


50 %
50 %
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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