Average Salary for Noble Energy, Inc. Employees

Houston, Texas-based Noble Energy, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Facilities Engineer to Oil & Gas Engineering Technician in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction industry. It is not unusual for people who work at Noble Energy, Inc. to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $92K annually. At Noble Energy, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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)
$56,041 - $153,000  
[-]Facilities Engineer (5)
Salary$65,053 - $133,898  
Bonus$2,482 - $22,824  
Total Pay$56,041 - $153,000  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (3)
$47,105 - $136,646  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (3)
Salary$57,777 - $130,184  
Total Pay$47,105 - $136,646  
[+]Engineering Technician, Oil & Gas (2)
$52,142 - $104,241  
[+]Engineering Technician, Oil & Gas (2)
Salary$49,123 - $85,560  
Bonus$1,835 - $19,203  
Total Pay$52,142 - $104,241  
[+]Lease Operator (2)
$40,160 - $86,120  
[+]Lease Operator (2)
Total Pay$40,160 - $86,120  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77067


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Geophysicists, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, Facilities Engineers, and Landmans; while the first receives the highest median pay at $159K, the other salaries come in at around $104K, about $100K, and $98K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Noble Energy, Inc. are Oil & Gas Engineering Technicians — typical salaries for this role approach approximately $67K.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $92K per year; other top-paying cities include Denver (approximately $89K) and Greeley ($47K). By state, Noble Energy, Inc. employees make the most in Texas, earning around $92K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $87K. Overall, the greater share of Noble Energy, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn $82K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Noble Energy, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in about $126K annually.


When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $117K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a third consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Contract Negotiation.

Benefits and Perks

Just 30 percent receive paid time off. Nearly all workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A solid majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Noble Energy, Inc.


35 %
65 %
$35,479 - $87,168
$47,851 - $121,519
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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