When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $136K per year) can be spotted in Farmington, N.M.; Ferndale, Wash. ($103K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($102K), and Midland, Texas (approximately $97K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Bartlesville, Okla. — at $76K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across ConocoPhillips Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Mexico earn the most, taking home about $119K annually.
Petroleum Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $120K per year; Reliability Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $119K, while Geophysicists and Process Engineers rank near the top as well ($115K and $91K, respectively). ConocoPhillips Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts (around $61K on average).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at ConocoPhillips Company for between five and 10 years earn about $94K annually on average. The largest fraction of ConocoPhillips Company people (28 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $83K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $130K annually. Pressure Vessels Inspectors with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $119K per year. Regarding salaries and education, ConocoPhillips Company pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — $151K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Well Production Engineering among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $116K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among ConocoPhillips Company workers, with approximately one in eight of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
44 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four employees can take paid time off for illness. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include gym membership, life insurance, and a company cell phone.