Years of Experience
Average pay is $90K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the ConocoPhillips Company workforce (28 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $82K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Drilling Engineers, who earn an average $123K per year, closely trailed by Petroleum Engineers (around $120K), Geophysicists (about $115K), and Geologists ($112K). Earning only $61K on average, Financial Analysts make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $136K annually) can be spotted in Farmington, N.M.; St. Louis, Mo. ($115K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (about $101K), and Anchorage, Alaska (approximately $92K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $77K) is Bartlesville, Okla. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New Mexico; salaries there average to $119K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $127K annually for Certified Professional Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Pressure Vessels Inspector is rewarded with median pay of about $119K per year. At ConocoPhillips Company, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Geology receive the highest salaries at $132K.
In this position, it pays to have Well Production Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $127K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, roughly one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Only 45 percent at ConocoPhillips Company enjoy paid vacation time, and just 29 percent can take sick leave. ConocoPhillips Company helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. ConocoPhillips Company provides health insurance to most respondents, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. ConocoPhillips Company employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, gym membership, and a company cell phone.