Geophysicists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $150K annually; Petroleum Engineers, Drilling Engineers, and Geologists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $128K, $126K, and around $99K, respectively. Financial Analysts make an average $65K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at ConocoPhillips Company for between five and 10 years earn about $94K per year on average. The largest slice of the ConocoPhillips Company workforce (27 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $77K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $136K per year) can be spotted in Farmington, N.M.; St. Louis, Mo. ($115K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (approximately $103K), and Anchorage, Alaska ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. Bartlesville, Okla. is near the bottom for pay at about $76K. By state, ConocoPhillips Company pays its New Mexico employees the most; the pay rate there is $119K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $185K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of $128K annually on average. The best paid folks at ConocoPhillips Company have a Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering, earning approximately $174K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Drilling Engineering; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $125K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a seventh of ConocoPhillips Company's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
ConocoPhillips Company lets only 44 percent take paid vacation and only 30 percent take sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. ConocoPhillips Company employees also enjoy perks such as gym membership, life insurance, and a company cell phone.