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 $95K per year. Though geography and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Noble Energy, Inc., your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. 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

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Bringing in the most money are Geophysicists — their earnings average around $159K annually. Petroleum Engineers are a close second at approximately $111K along with Facilities Engineers ($100K) and Landmans ($98K). Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $59K.


Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $95K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (about $94K) and Greeley, Colo. ($54K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to approximately $94K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $97K per year. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $89K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($108K per year) than those without credentials. Noble Energy, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning $126K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $117K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Noble Energy, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with nearly one-fourth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with 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

30 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. The vast majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

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$53,000 - $123,880
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