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Average Salary for Cameron International Employees

Cameron International is a oil and gas field machinery and equipment manufacturing firm headquartered in Houston, Texas that hires for Mechanical Engineer positions, Manufacturing Engineer roles, and more. The average employee at Cameron International takes home $75K per year. At Cameron International, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and geography each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77027


Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Business Analysts, Mechanical Engineering Managers, Project Coordinators, and Welding Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $113K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $110K, $79K, and $79K, respectively. Cameron International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Accountants ($66K on average).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $82K per year on average. The largest slice of the Cameron International workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $68K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($97K per year) can be spotted in Lafayette, La.; Little Rock, Ark. (approximately $92K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($73K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. (around $70K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is New Iberia, La. at about $62K. By state, Cameron International pays its Arkansas employees the most; the pay rate there is $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $115K per year for SAP Certified Application Consultants; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $99K annually. At Cameron International, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management receive the highest salaries at $116K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $104K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Cameron International is Project Management; about a fourth of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers save for retirement through Cameron International's 401(k) plan. Close to one-half do get paid time off for vacation, but only 42 percent get paid sick time. Cameron International provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Cameron International


27 %
73 %
$40,708 - $75,845
$51,479 - $94,563
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
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