Average Salary for Pioneer Natural Resources Company Employees

Operating out of Irving, Texas, crude petroleum and natural gas extraction company Pioneer Natural Resources Company employs talent in positions ranging from Accountant to Software Applications Analyst. The median salary at Pioneer Natural Resources Company is $68K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Pioneer Natural Resources Company, but geography and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Irving, Texas 75039


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction

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Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Pioneer Natural Resources Company workforce (57 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $62K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo. (around $81K), the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($69K), and Midland, Texas ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Colorado pays Pioneer Natural Resources Company the most — approximately $81K annually on average.


The highest average salaries go to Software Applications Analysts, who bring in close to $84K per year, though Environmental Specialists are not far behind at around $72K along with Accountants earning approximately $61K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $80K annually for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hour certification garners significant financial rewards of about $75K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Pioneer Natural Resources Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $71K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Process Improvement; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $105K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; just under a third consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. At Pioneer Natural Resources Company, the vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and nearly all employees have dental coverage. Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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