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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. An average Cameron International employee can expect to make $75K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your job title and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Cameron International. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Cameron International
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77027


Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Cameron International for between five and 10 years earn around $83K annually on average. The largest fraction of Cameron International people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $68K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Business Analysts, who bring in close to $113K annually, though Product Engineering Managers are not far behind at $99K along with Operations Project Managers ($82K) and Project Coordinators (about $79K). With salaries averaging approximately $71K, Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at Cameron International.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($97K per year) can be spotted in Lafayette, La.; Little Rock, Ark. ($90K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $74K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($62K) in New Iberia, La., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Arkansas, where the average Cameron International employee makes about $90K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

SAP Certified Application Consultants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $115K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Professional Engineers with credentials; these people earn approximately $99K annually on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management at Cameron International — these employees make the most at $116K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $98K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Cameron International is Project Management; about one in four of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Cameron International gives paid vacation days to one-half of workers and sick leave to two-fifths of survey participants. Almost all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Cameron International


26 %
74 %
$40,627 - $76,112
$51,867 - $94,402
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
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