Geophysicists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $159K per year on average; Petroleum Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $111K, followed by Facilities Engineers earning approximately $100K and Landmans making $98K. Accountants at Noble Energy, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($59K on average) at the company.
Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $95K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (approximately $94K) and Greeley, Colo. (about $54K). By state, Noble Energy, Inc. pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $94K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $97K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Noble Energy, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $89K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Engineer in Training certainly has its perks — salaries approach $108K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, Noble Energy, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) the most — $126K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $117K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Noble Energy, Inc. workers, with nearly one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 30 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Almost all employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a fair number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include a company cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.