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 industry. Ensco, Inc. pays its employees $86K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Ensco, Inc. employees is your job title, though where you live and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Ensco, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Engineer (4)
$34,504 - $83,710  
[-]Software Engineer (4)
Total Pay$34,504 - $83,710  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$70,465 - $122,236  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$72,317 - $115,605  
Total Pay$70,465 - $122,236  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
$60,178 - $144,459  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
Salary$58,782 - $143,215  
Bonus$456.36 - $8,699  
Total Pay$60,178 - $144,459  
[+]Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT) (2)
$129,274 - $196,675  
[+]Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$138,616 - $195,426  
Total Pay$129,274 - $196,675  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

Dallas, Texas 75201


Drilling Oil and Gas Wells, Natural gas, Petroleum

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The highest average salaries go to VPs of Information Technology, who bring in close to about $172K, though Geophysicists are not far behind at $102K along with Engineering Project Managers ($90K) and Human Resources Business Partners (approximately $72K).


Median pay is highest in Washington, DC ($155K per year), followed by Melbourne (around $114K), Charlottesville ($92K), and Springfield (about $79K). Houston is near the bottom for pay at $70K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of District of Columbia, where they average to around $155K annually.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $80K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $72K. The largest fraction of Ensco, Inc. people (39 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn around $118K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $168K. Salaries typically rise to $90K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Black Belts. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ensco, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $72K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Risk Management / Risk Control; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $123K. A relatively widespread skill at Ensco, Inc. is Project Management; roughly one in four of employees use it for work. Engineering Design, Product Development, and Systems Engineering are also desirable skills.


At Ensco, Inc., there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent at Ensco, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just a quarter of workers can take sick leave. A solid majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for the vast majority of workers. Ensco, Inc. folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Ensco, Inc.


11 %
89 %
$53,008 - $113,860
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 6 votes.

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