Average Salary for Oceaneering International, Inc. Employees

Houston, Texas-based Oceaneering International, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Project Manager in the energy. Employees at Oceaneering International, Inc. make $72K per year on average. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Oceaneering International, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

11911 FM 529
Houston, Texas 77041


Energy, Oil and Gas Field Services, NEC

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $113K annually) can be spotted in Williamsburg, Va.; Norfolk, Va. ($95K), Orlando, Fla. (about $90K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Morgan City, La. ranks low on the pay scale — at $40K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Oceaneering International, Inc. pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K per year.


Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $115K annually, followed by Operations Managers (approximately $113K), Mechanical Engineers ($80K), and Senior Electrical Engineers (around $79K). On the lower end are Project Coordinators at $54K on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $70K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Oceaneering International, Inc. employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $90K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $118K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a DAWIA Level I Contracting can certainly pay off here; those folks make $115K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE); Oceaneering International, Inc. awards about $130K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $109K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Oceaneering International, Inc. is Project Management; close to a third of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, and Engineering Design round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 45 percent. Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most respondents can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Oceaneering International, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$39,762 - $79,252
$58,782 - $112,396

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$63,229 - $105,297
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$67,528 - $82,500
$55,000 - $108,497
$47,278 - $100,000
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