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. Compensation for Cameron International employees is around $74K per year on average. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Cameron International. This report is based on 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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $99K annually) can be spotted in Lafayette, La.; Little Rock, Ark. ($90K), Limerick, Maine ($82K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $74K) are the next top-paying cities. Berwick, La. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $59K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Arkansas pays Cameron International the most — $90K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $83K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Cameron International employees (44 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $67K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Product Engineering Managers, who bring in close to $99K annually, though Operations Project Managers are not far behind at about $82K along with Project Coordinators (approximately $79K) and Mechanical Engineers ($72K). Senior Accountants make an average approximately $66K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements, who make about $116K per year. On average, salaries rise to $115K annually for accredited SAP Certified Application Consultants. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management; Cameron International awards $116K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $98K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and two in five respondents receiving paid sick days. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Cameron International provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all respondents participate. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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$40,708 - $78,690
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