Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Halliburton Energy Services for between five and 10 years earn around $78K per year on average. The largest fraction of Halliburton Energy Services people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $71K annually on average.
Technical Advisors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $112K per year — though Project Managers, Petroleum Engineers, and Geologists also do fairly well at approximately $85K, $80K, and about $79K, respectively. Near the bottom at Halliburton Energy Services are Directional Drillers, pulling in an average of just approximately $55K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Odessa, Texas; Houston, Texas (about $88K), San Antonio, Texas ($86K), and Duncan, Okla. (around $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Oklahoma City, Okla. — at $66K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at $81K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $122K annually. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $107K per year. Halliburton Energy Services compensates bachelor's degree in technology-holders the most at about $130K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $126K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only 29 percent at Halliburton Energy Services enjoy paid vacation time, and just a fifth of survey participants can take sick leave. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.