Average Salary for Oceaneering International, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Houston, Texas, energy company Oceaneering International, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Buyer. The average employee at Oceaneering International, Inc. takes home $74K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Oceaneering International, Inc. This overview 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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Earning $109K annually on average, Software Developers receive the most money, followed by Senior Mechanical Engineers (approximately $99K), Software Engineers (about $77K), and Mechanical Engineers ($74K). Senior Buyers make an average around $54K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Hanover, Md.; Orlando, Fla. (around $81K), Austin, Texas ($74K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Panama City, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $54K. By state, Maryland offers the highest pay at about $94K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $63K per year. Overall, the greater share of Oceaneering International, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $79K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make around $93K per year. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of approximately $90K annually. Oceaneering International, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in about $91K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $85K annually. A common skill in Oceaneering International, Inc.'s work force is Microsoft Office; a little less than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, SolidWorks, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a third of employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Almost all survey participants save for retirement through Oceaneering International, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Oceaneering International, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Oceaneering International, Inc.


22 %
78 %
$51,621 - $70,590
$59,102 - $99,067
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 19 votes.

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