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 Petroleum Engineer to Environmental Specialist. An average Pioneer Natural Resources Company employee can expect to make $76K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees is where you live, though your job title and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Irving, Texas 75039


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo. ($81K), the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($72K), and Midland, Texas (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Pioneer Natural Resources Company pays its Colorado employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $81K annually.


Petroleum Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $105K per year, followed by Accountants (around $59K) and Environmental Specialists ($52K).

Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Pioneer Natural Resources Company workforce (59 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $63K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $135K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Pioneer Natural Resources Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $95K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $110K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Pioneer Natural Resources Company is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in five of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Training Program Development, Drilling Engineering, and Regulatory Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Pioneer Natural Resources Company has room for improvement — only 22 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. The larger part of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include stock options, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and a company cell phone.

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$55,028 - $68,939
$65,244 - $125,000

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