Average Salary for ConocoPhillips Company Employees

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the petroleum refineries, from Petroleum Engineer to Financial Analyst. ConocoPhillips Company workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $95K per year. Though your job title and your city do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at ConocoPhillips Company. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

600 North Dairy Ashford
Houston, Texas 77079


Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum


Conoco Inc, Conocophillips, Phillips Petroleum Co

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $82K annually. Survey participants who have worked at ConocoPhillips Company for between five and 10 years earn $90K per year on average. The largest slice of the ConocoPhillips Company workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $100K annually.


Geophysicists rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $132K per year; Drilling Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $123K, while Petroleum Engineers and Geologists rank near the top as well ($120K and approximately $112K, respectively). Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $61K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($136K annually) can be spotted in Farmington, N.M.; St. Louis, Mo. ($115K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $102K), and Anchorage, Alaska ($92K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Bartlesville, Okla.; in fact, at about $76K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across ConocoPhillips Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Mexico earn the most, taking home approximately $119K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $131K annually. Certified Professional Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $127K per year. At ConocoPhillips Company, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Geology receive the highest salaries at $132K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Geographic Information Systems; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $112K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at ConocoPhillips Company is Microsoft Office, with close to one-eighth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

ConocoPhillips Company lets only one-half of employees take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At ConocoPhillips Company, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of respondents have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for ConocoPhillips Company


31 %
69 %
$31,027 - $116,557
$58,250 - $121,008
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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