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Average Salary for Noble Energy, Inc. Employees

Houston, Texas-based Noble Energy, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Facilities Engineer to Purchasing Agent in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction industry. Salaries are high at Noble Energy, Inc., with employees typically bringing home $91K per year. Your job title influences pay for Noble Energy, Inc. workers the most, followed by your city and your experience level. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Noble Energy, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Noble Energy, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Facilities Engineer (5)
$57,322 - $152,403  
[-]Facilities Engineer (5)
Salary$64,995 - $135,136  
Bonus$2,346 - $27,043  
Total Pay$57,322 - $152,403  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$35,951 - $79,172  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Salary$31,760 - $66,901  
Bonus$232.54 - $5,679  
Total Pay$35,951 - $79,172  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (3)
$47,773 - $135,094  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (3)
Salary$60,528 - $128,789  
Total Pay$47,773 - $135,094  
[+]Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) (2)
$51,952 - $115,523  
[+]Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) (2)
Salary$50,662 - $103,111  
Bonus$961 - $15,107  
Total Pay$51,952 - $115,523  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Noble Energy, Inc. Details

Houston, Texas 77067


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum

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Geophysicists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $159K; Facilities Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $100K, while Landmans and Purchasing Agents rank near the top as well ($98K and about $86K, respectively). Noble Energy, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Administrative Assistants (approximately $51K).


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $90K annually; other top-paying cities include Denver ($89K) and Greeley ($46K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Noble Energy, Inc. the most — $90K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $88K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Noble Energy, Inc. employees (32 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn around $76K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME); Noble Energy, Inc. awards about $126K to these degree-holders.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $117K. One of the more prevalent skills at Noble Energy, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with just under one in three considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Contract Negotiation.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in three workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. The vast majority of workers save for retirement through Noble Energy, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

33 %
67 %
$35,235 - $87,775
$47,678 - $120,079
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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