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 Environmental Specialist. Pioneer Natural Resources Company pays its employees $65K per year on average. At Pioneer Natural Resources Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and your experience level each factor into the equation 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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($69K), Dallas, Texas (around $69K), and Midland, Texas ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Pioneer Natural Resources Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Colorado earn the most, taking home approximately $81K per year.


Environmental Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $72K annually; Accountants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $61K per year.

Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees (63 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $62K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Engineer in Trainings, who make approximately $80K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours with credentials; these people earn $75K annually on average. The best paid folks at Pioneer Natural Resources Company have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $71K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Process Improvement; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $105K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Environmental Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are a stock purchase plan, gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Pioneer Natural Resources Company


37 %
63 %
$53,000 - $71,591
$60,408 - $99,451
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 6 votes.
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