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.