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Average Salary for Cameron International Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, oil and gas field machinery and equipment manufacturing company Cameron International employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Welding Engineer. The average Cameron International employee earns $75K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Cameron International workers, followed by your city and what you do at the company. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Cameron International typically pays:
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Employer: Cameron International
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (11)
$48,960 - $80,995  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (11)
Salary$48,656 - $78,906  
Bonus$300.33 - $6,273  
Profit Disbursement$394.72 - $8,024  
Total Pay$48,960 - $80,995  
[+]Welding Engineer (5)
$64,519 - $126,590  
[+]Welding Engineer (5)
Salary$65,888 - $128,031  
Bonus$364.64 - $6,994  
Total Pay$64,519 - $126,590  
[+]Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager (4)
$55,579 - $125,902  
[+]Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager (4)
Salary$58,277 - $108,244  
Bonus$1,024 - $12,169  
Total Pay$55,579 - $125,902  
[+]Instrumentation Engineer (4)
$62,771 - $113,844  
[+]Instrumentation Engineer (4)
Salary$66,806 - $111,092  
Bonus$616 - $8,385  
Profit Disbursement$1,150 - $9,888  
Total Pay$62,771 - $113,844  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Cameron International Details

Houston, Texas 77027


Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

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Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to $82K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Cameron International workforce (39 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns about $67K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $96K per year) can be spotted in Lafayette; Little Rock ($95K), Morgan City ($90K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston (around $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Berwick is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $60K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Arkansas, where they average to around $95K annually.


Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $92K, followed by Instrumentation Engineers (approximately $88K), Welding Engineers (about $85K), and Operations Project Managers ($82K). Cameron International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Project Engineers (approximately $63K).

Certifications and Degrees

SAP Certified Application Consultants receive bigger paychecks (around $115K) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to $100K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineer s. Cameron International compensates Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at $134K annually.


When it comes to skills, Product Development seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $104K. A garden variety skill at Cameron International is Project Management; just under a fourth of Cameron International's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates a little over a half of workers for vacation days, it only pays half of workers for sick time. Nearly all workers report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$41,017 - $79,558
$53,090 - $97,090
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

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