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Average Salary for Ensco, Inc. Employees

Dallas, Texas-based Ensco, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Engineering Project Manager to Geophysicist in the drilling oil and gas wells. It is not unusual for people who work at Ensco, Inc. to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $90K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Ensco, Inc. employees is your city, though your experience level and your job title play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Ensco, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Ensco, Inc.
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About This Company

Dallas, Texas 75201


Drilling Oil and Gas Wells, Natural gas, Petroleum

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Melbourne, Fla. (approximately $114K), Springfield, Va. ($114K), and Charlottesville, Va. (about $92K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $71K) in Houston, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in District of Columbia take home the most — $135K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $80K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $71K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $118K annually on average.


Geophysicists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $103K per year — though Engineering Project Managers, Human Resources Business Partners, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $90K, $72K, and around $51K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $90K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ensco, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $72K per year.


When it comes to skills, Linux seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $124K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Ensco, Inc. is SQL, with around one in six considering it a key competency. Project Management, Engineering Design, and JavaScript were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of workers receiving paid vacation and just under one in four workers receiving sick leave. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Ensco, Inc. are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Ensco, Inc.


15 %
85 %
$52,804 - $123,874
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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