Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $71K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $92K per year. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $93K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($111K per year) can be spotted in Anchorage, Alaska; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $100K), Midland, Texas ($91K), and Dickinson, N.D. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tulsa, Okla. at approximately $74K. By state, Alaska offers the highest pay at about $109K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Production Foremans, Drilling Engineers, Senior Financial Analysts, and Project Control Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $102K per year, the other salaries come in at $98K, around $88K, and $85K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at ConocoPhillips Company are Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches around $66K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make $133K annually. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $122K per year. The best paid folks at ConocoPhillips Company have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning about $195K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $130K per year. A common skill in ConocoPhillips Company's work force is Microsoft Excel; approximately one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
30 percent have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of employees can take paid time off for illness. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; ConocoPhillips Company sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At ConocoPhillips Company, a large number of workers have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. ConocoPhillips Company folks also make good use of gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.