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Average Salary for ConocoPhillips Company Employees

ConocoPhillips Company is a petroleum refineries firm headquartered in Houston, Texas that hires for Petroleum Engineer positions, Financial Analyst roles, and more. Salaries are high at ConocoPhillips Company, with employees typically bringing home $96K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for ConocoPhillips Company employees is geography, though what you do at the company and your experience level play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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)
$68,724 - $207,810  
[-]Petroleum Engineer (8)
Salary$72,279 - $180,012  
Bonus$2,377 - $48,567  
Profit Disbursement$1,556 - $22,544  
Total Pay$68,724 - $207,810  
[+]Financial Analyst (5)
$44,844 - $110,733  
[+]Financial Analyst (5)
Salary$44,106 - $96,882  
Bonus$2,302 - $14,350  
Total Pay$44,844 - $110,733  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$26,597 - $58,590  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Total Pay$26,597 - $58,590  
[+]Geophysicist (4)
$79,011 - $205,537  
[+]Geophysicist (4)
Salary$74,918 - $173,583  
Bonus$2,923 - $48,329  
Total Pay$79,011 - $205,537  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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ConocoPhillips Company Details

600 North Dairy Ashford
Houston, Texas 77079


Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum


Conoco Inc, Conocophillips, Phillips Petroleum Co

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($136K annually) can be spotted in Farmington; Anchorage (approximately $106K), Ferndale (about $103K), and Midland (around $101K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Bartlesville — at $71K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in New Mexico, where salaries average out at $119K per year.


Earning around $120K on average, Petroleum Engineers receive the most money, followed by Reliability Engineers (about $119K), Geophysicists ($113K), and Production Engineers (approximately $101K). On the lower end are Financial Analysts at $56K.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $77K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of ConocoPhillips Company people (28 percent) have been in their field for five to nine years and earn $90K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineer s are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $127K. Acquiring certification to be a Piping Inspector is rewarded at around $119K per year. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at ConocoPhillips Company — these employees make the most at approximately $151K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Well Production Engineering; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $125K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, approximately one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers receive paid vacation, and only 30 percent get 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. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. ConocoPhillips Company employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

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