Average Salary for Pioneer Natural Resources Company Employees

Irving, Texas-based Pioneer Natural Resources Company hires for positions ranging from Software Applications Analyst to Environmental Specialist in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction. The average Pioneer Natural Resources Company employee earns $86K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Pioneer Natural Resources Company, but your city and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company Median Salary by Job


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jun 2017
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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $85K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees (48 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $72K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Midland, Texas (approximately $87K), Denver, Colo. (around $81K), and the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Pioneer Natural Resources Company pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $81K per year.


Earning $84K annually on average, Software Applications Analysts receive the most money, followed by Environmental Specialists ($72K per year).

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $124K annually. Earning a HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hour certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $75K per year on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in $94K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategic Planning; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $140K per year. A common skill in Pioneer Natural Resources Company's work force is Project Management; just under one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Environmental Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Pioneer Natural Resources Company gives paid vacation to 36 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. A fair number of workers save for retirement through Pioneer Natural Resources Company's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for almost all survey participants also include dental insurance. Pioneer Natural Resources Company folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, gym membership, stock options, and flexible hours.

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