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, Design Engineer roles, and more. Cameron International pays its employees $75K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Cameron International fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your city and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Houston, Texas 77027


Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

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Senior Business Analysts represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $113K per year — though Operations Project Managers, Welding Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at $82K, approximately $79K, and about $72K, respectively. Cameron International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Accountants ($66K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $98K annually) can be spotted in Lafayette, La.; Little Rock, Ark. ($90K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $75K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. (approximately $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Berwick, La. is near the bottom for pay at $59K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $90K per year) in Arkansas.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $83K annually. The largest slice of the Cameron International workforce (42 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $67K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $116K annually. On average, salaries rise to $115K per year for accredited SAP Certified Application Consultants. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management; Cameron International awards around $116K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $98K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Cameron International workers, with nearly one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Cameron International; the company rewards only half of respondents with paid vacation time and only two in five survey participants with sick leave. Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Cameron International, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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73 %
$40,627 - $79,888
$51,557 - $95,302
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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