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Average Salary for Noble Energy, Inc. Employees

Noble Energy, Inc. is a crude petroleum and natural gas extraction firm headquartered in Houston, Texas that hires for Facilities Engineer positions, Petroleum Engineer roles, and more. It is not unusual for people who work at Noble Energy, Inc. to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $94K per year. Though geography and your experience level 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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How This Employer Pays

Noble Energy, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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Employer: Noble Energy, Inc.
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Houston, Texas 77067


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum

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Geophysicists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $159K annually; Petroleum Engineers, Facilities Engineers, and Landmans also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $111K, $100K, and approximately $98K, respectively.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $94K per year; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. (about $94K) and Greeley, Colo. ($48K). By state, Noble Energy, Inc. employees make the most in Texas, earning approximately $94K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Noble Energy, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $91K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Noble Energy, Inc. employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $88K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $108K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) make the most here, hauling in $126K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $115K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; about one in four consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Contract Negotiation.


At Noble Energy, Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 31 percent. Nearly all respondents save for retirement through Noble Energy, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of employees and dental coverage for a strong majority of survey participants. Some other advantages of working at Noble Energy, Inc. are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for Noble Energy, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$59,780 - $100,000
$48,053 - $120,503
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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