Average Salary for Noble Energy, Inc. Employees

Houston, Texas-based Noble Energy, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Petroleum Engineer to Geophysicist in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction. With a reputation for handing out six-figure salaries (median pay is $109K), Noble Energy, Inc. is a strong magnet for those looking to increase their earning potential. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Noble Energy, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Houston, Texas 77067


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum

Source: Freebase


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Environmental Managers, Geophysicists, Petroleum Engineers, and Reliability Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $140K per year, the other salaries come in at $106K, about $103K, and $96K, respectively. Earning only around $61K on average, Executive Assistants make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $96K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Noble Energy, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $101K per year.


Residents of Greeley, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $141K annually; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. (approximately $103K) and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $96K). By state, Noble Energy, Inc. employees make the most in Colorado, earning $105K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings earn $102K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Professional Landman is rewarded with median pay of $89K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Noble Energy, Inc. pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — about $107K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $138K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Noble Energy, Inc. workforce; one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Legal Research, Microsoft Excel, and Contract Negotiation were also reported by many survey participants.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only 35 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Noble Energy, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all employees participate. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for nearly all workers. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, life insurance, stock options, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Noble Energy, Inc.


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82 %
$58,559 - $76,302
$62,413 - $137,143

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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