The highest paychecks go to Reservoir Engineers, who earn an average $180K per year, closely trailed by Geologists ($113K), Systems Administrators (around $89K), and International Tax Professionals (about $83K). With salaries averaging approximately $65K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at ConocoPhillips Company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($154K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Anchorage, Alaska (around $107K), Midland, Texas (approximately $102K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (about $99K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tulsa, Okla. — at $71K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $154K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $83K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of ConocoPhillips Company employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $69K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, who make $154K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Professional Engineer License Holders with credentials; these people earn $127K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, ConocoPhillips Company pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — about $195K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $130K annually. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in six of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a quarter of workers receiving paid vacation and approximately one in six workers receiving sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.