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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 industry. Employees at Ensco, Inc. make $86K annually on average. Your job title influences pay for Ensco, Inc. workers the most, followed by your city and how long you've been working. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Software Engineer (4)
$34,584 - $83,381  
[-]Software Engineer (4)
Total Pay$34,584 - $83,381  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$69,510 - $121,294  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$71,558 - $112,919  
Total Pay$69,510 - $121,294  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
$59,906 - $144,848  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
Salary$59,090 - $137,831  
Bonus$345.77 - $11,621  
Total Pay$59,906 - $144,848  
[+]Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT) (2)
$131,469 - $196,268  
[+]Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$137,391 - $196,312  
Total Pay$131,469 - $196,268  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Dallas, Texas 75201

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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 approximately $172K, though Geophysicists are not far behind at $102K along with Engineering Project Managers (around $90K) and Human Resources Business Partners ($72K).


Median pay is highest in Washington, DC ($155K per year), followed by Melbourne (about $114K), Charlottesville (around $92K), and Springfield (approximately $79K). Expected earnings are below average (about $70K) in Houston, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, District of Columbia offers the highest pay at $155K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $72K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $80K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (39 percent) have worked in their field for 20 years or more and now make around $118K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $168K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials; these people typically earn $90K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ensco, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $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 $123K. A garden variety skill at Ensco, Inc. is Project Management; approximately one-fourth of Ensco, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Product Development, and Systems Engineering.


Men are more likely to work at Ensco, Inc. than women, given the more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent at Ensco, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just a quarter of workers can take sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Ensco, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the greater part of workers participate. Ensco, Inc. provides health insurance to most workers, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.

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11 %

female alumni


89 %

male alumni
$53,008 - $113,860

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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10-19 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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