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Average Salary for Noble Energy, Inc. Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,crude petroleum and natural gas extraction player Noble Energy, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Facilities Engineer and Petroleum Engineer positions. Noble Energy, Inc. employees take home generous earnings of approximately $94K per year on average. Noble Energy, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your city and your experience level are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Noble Energy, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Noble Energy, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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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)
$58,564 - $156,112  
[-]Facilities Engineer (5)
Salary$64,036 - $133,399  
Bonus$2,398 - $22,333  
Total Pay$58,564 - $156,112  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (3)
$75,889 - $225,225  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (3)
Salary$78,313 - $284,933  
Bonus$3,368 - $56,973  
Profit Disbursement$1,704 - $28,581  
Total Pay$75,889 - $225,225  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
$97,820 - $286,189  
[+]Geophysicist (2)
Salary$84,161 - $241,709  
Bonus$7,548 - $79,247  
Total Pay$97,820 - $286,189  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (2)
$47,178 - $108,530  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator (2)
Total Pay$47,178 - $108,530  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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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 approximately $159K annually; Petroleum Engineers, Facilities Engineers, and Landmans also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $111K, $100K, and around $98K, respectively. Purchasing Agents at Noble Energy, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($86K on average) at the company.


Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $92K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($92K) and Greeley, Colo. ($48K). Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — about $92K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $89K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Noble Energy, Inc. employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $87K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

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


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $115K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Noble Energy, Inc. workforce; nearly one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here 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

31 percent have paid vacation, and only about 38 percent can take paid time off for illness. To plan for old age, almost all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for Noble Energy, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$59,780 - $100,000
$48,322 - $119,594
Less than 1 year
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