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Average Salary for Pioneer Natural Resources Company Employees

Pioneer Natural Resources Company is a crude petroleum and natural gas extraction firm headquartered in Irving, Texas that hires for Petroleum Engineer positions, Accountant roles, and more. An average Pioneer Natural Resources Company employee can expect to make $64K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Pioneer Natural Resources Company. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Pioneer Natural Resources Company typically pays:
above market

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About This Company

Irving, Texas 75039


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction

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Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees (47 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $62K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Petroleum Engineers, who earn an average $105K per year, closely trailed by Accountants (around $59K) annually.


Residents of Dallas, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $95K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas (approximately $63K) and Midland, Texas ($61K).

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $137K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Pioneer Natural Resources Company workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $95K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $135K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a third consider it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Drilling Engineering, and Microsoft Word round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

One in four employees receive paid vacation, and only 38 percent get sick leave. A large number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Privileges also include stock options, gym membership, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Pioneer Natural Resources Company


30 %
70 %
$54,826 - $73,250
$61,899 - $127,171
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 5 votes.
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