Bringing in the most money are Geophysicists — their earnings average about $243K annually. Drilling Engineers are a close second at $126K along with Geologists (around $99K) and Project Control Analysts (approximately $85K). Among the lower-paid positions at ConocoPhillips Company are Geographic Information Systems Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $58K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $91K per year. Overall, the greater share of ConocoPhillips Company folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $70K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($154K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Anchorage, Alaska ($107K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (approximately $96K), and Austin, Texas ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tulsa, Okla. at around $71K. By state, ConocoPhillips Company pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is about $154K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $154K per year. On average, salaries rise to $127K annually for accredited Professional Engineer License Holders. ConocoPhillips Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) — these employees rake in $154K per year.
Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $130K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
ConocoPhillips Company lets only 31 percent take paid vacation and only a fifth of respondents take sick leave. With an eye toward the future, ConocoPhillips Company offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of employees, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.