Average Salary for Cameron International Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,oil and gas field machinery and equipment manufacturing player Cameron International offers many employment opportunities, including Mechanical Engineer and Project Engineer positions. Compensation for Cameron International employees is around $77K per year on average. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Cameron International, but your job title and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Houston, Texas 77027


Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $100K annually) can be spotted in Little Rock, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($77K), Oklahoma City, Okla. (about $73K), and Odessa, Texas (approximately $59K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($43K) in Berwick, La., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Cameron International's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arkansas earn the most, taking home $100K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Design Engineers — their earnings average $83K annually. Project Engineers are a close second at around $78K along with Data Scientists ($75K) and Mechanical Engineers (about $74K). Manufacturing Production Planners at Cameron International do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($45K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $83K per year. The largest fraction of Cameron International people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $69K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $121K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Professional Engineers with credentials; these people earn $97K annually on average. The best paid folks at Cameron International have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management, earning $193K per year.


Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $116K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; nearly one in four consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Cameron International gives paid vacation to one in three employees and paid sick leave to one in four respondents. Most employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Cameron International


23 %
77 %
$37,222 - $82,259
$49,496 - $99,588

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,978 - $96,848
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$67,420 - $82,605
$59,000 - $151,000
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