Average Salary for Pioneer Natural Resources Company Employees

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Pioneer Natural Resources Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction, from Environmental Specialist to Accountant. The average Pioneer Natural Resources Company employee earns $65K per year. Though where you live and your job title do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Pioneer Natural Resources Company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 (61 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $62K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo. (about $81K), the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($63K), and Midland, Texas (around $63K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where salaries average out at approximately $81K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Accountants, who earn an average $59K per year, closely trailed by Environmental Specialists ($52K) annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $135K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Pioneer Natural Resources Company workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $65K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $110K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of Pioneer Natural Resources Company's people use it regularly. Training Program Development, Environmental Compliance, and Microsoft Office 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. The vast majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and nearly all employees get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are stock options, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Pioneer Natural Resources Company


29 %
71 %
$56,000 - $67,762
$63,000 - $100,468
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 4 votes.

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