Average Salary for ConocoPhillips Company Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, petroleum refineries industry company ConocoPhillips Company employs talent in positions ranging from Petroleum Engineer to Financial Analyst. ConocoPhillips Company offers hefty wages with the average worker making $96K annually. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at ConocoPhillips Company, but what you do at the company and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

ConocoPhillips Company typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: ConocoPhillips Company
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Petroleum Engineer (8)
$68,533 - $201,443  
[-]Petroleum Engineer (8)
Salary$70,473 - $183,857  
Bonus$2,077 - $45,763  
Profit Disbursement$1,976 - $22,442  
Total Pay$68,533 - $201,443  
[+]Financial Analyst (6)
$45,622 - $109,649  
[+]Financial Analyst (6)
Salary$44,807 - $97,466  
Bonus$1,733 - $16,783  
Total Pay$45,622 - $109,649  
[+]Geophysicist (5)
$59,412 - $251,093  
[+]Geophysicist (5)
Salary$57,265 - $215,114  
Bonus$3,691 - $57,124  
Total Pay$59,412 - $251,093  
[+]Process Engineer (4)
$63,865 - $132,051  
[+]Process Engineer (4)
Salary$63,701 - $120,889  
Bonus$2,167 - $19,329  
Total Pay$63,865 - $132,051  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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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Median pay is highest in Farmington ($136K per year), followed by Anchorage (about $106K), Ferndale ($103K), and Midland ($101K). At around $71K, Bartlesville is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, New Mexico offers the highest pay at approximately $119K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Petroleum Engineers — their earnings average $120K. Reliability Engineers are a close second at $119K along with Geophysicists ($113K) and Production Engineers (approximately $101K). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — only about $56K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $77K. The largest fraction of ConocoPhillips Company people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $90K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $127K. Piping Inspectors also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $119K annually. ConocoPhillips Company workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $151K on average.


When it comes to skills, Well Production Engineering seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $125K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, roughly a seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; ConocoPhillips Company gives paid vacation days to one-half of workers and sick leave to 30 percent. 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. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, gym membership, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for ConocoPhillips Company


30 %
70 %
$43,220 - $105,683
$62,398 - $117,735
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 41 votes.

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