Average Salary for Oceaneering International, Inc. Employees

Oceaneering International, Inc. is a energy firm headquartered in Houston, Texas that hires for Mechanical Engineer positions, Software Engineer roles, and more. The average employee at Oceaneering International, Inc. takes home $71K annually. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Oceaneering International, Inc. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

11911 FM 529
Houston, Texas 77041


Energy, Oil and Gas Field Services, NEC

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($138K per year) can be spotted in Norfolk, Va.; Hanover, Md. (about $90K), Orlando, Fla. (around $84K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Morgan City, La. is near the bottom for pay at $40K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Virginia, where they average to approximately $100K annually.


Project Management Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $113K per year; Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, and Senior Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $110K, approximately $81K, and around $79K, respectively. Financial compensation for Project Coordinators is rather low — on average only $59K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $78K annually. Overall, the greater share of Oceaneering International, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $71K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $115K annually for DAWIA Level I Contractings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $98K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) at Oceaneering International, Inc. — these employees make the most at about $130K annually.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $110K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; nearly one in three consider it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and SolidWorks were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Oceaneering International, Inc. gives paid vacation to two-fifths of employees and paid sick leave to half of respondents. A large number of workers save for retirement through Oceaneering International, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Oceaneering International, Inc.


27 %
73 %
$39,574 - $72,233
$59,092 - $101,736

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$65,778 - $97,992
$47,278 - $111,390
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$64,125 - $76,350
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