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 employee at Pioneer Natural Resources Company takes home $84K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Pioneer Natural Resources Company fluctuate depending on your experience level; what you do at the company and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. 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

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $85K annually. The largest fraction of Pioneer Natural Resources Company people (52 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $68K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Software Applications Analysts, who bring in close to $84K annually, though Environmental Specialists are not far behind at $72K along with Accountants earning $62K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $89K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo. ($81K), the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($75K), and Midland, Texas (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Colorado offers the highest pay at about $81K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $124K per year. On average, salaries rise to $75K annually for accredited HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours. Pioneer Natural Resources Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in about $94K per year.


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. Project Management is a popular skill among Pioneer Natural Resources Company workers, with just under one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Regulatory Compliance, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of employees, and almost all respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.

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$50,000 - $74,111
$38,520 - $112,000

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based on 5 votes.
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