Average Salary for Atwood Oceanics Employees

Houston, Texas-based Atwood Oceanics hires for positions ranging from Executive Assistant to Senior Internal Auditor in the drilling rig contractor. Compensation for Atwood Oceanics employees is around $87K per year on average. At Atwood Oceanics, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company factors into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Houston, Texas 

Drilling Rig Contractor

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Years of Experience

Average pay is around $85K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $84K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $55K annually on average.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $139K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Information Systems Auditors with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $82K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $139K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Regulatory Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit, and Internal Audit round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too.

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