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Average Salary for QEP Resources Employees

Operating out of Denver, Colorado, oil & gas exploration company QEP Resources employs talent in positions ranging from Petroleum Engineer to Corrosion Engineer. The median income for QEP Resources employees is $65K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for QEP Resources workers, followed by your job title. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

QEP Resources typically pays:
above market

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Employer: QEP Resources
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Administrative Assistant (3)
$26,692 - $49,662  
[-]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$26,692 - $49,662  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (2)
$63,835 - $142,448  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (2)
Salary$62,849 - $115,505  
Bonus$4,274 - $29,913  
Total Pay$63,835 - $142,448  
[+]Corrosion Engineer (2)
$73,187 - $126,243  
[+]Corrosion Engineer (2)
Salary$66,256 - $113,744  
Total Pay$73,187 - $126,243  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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QEP Resources Details

Denver, Colorado

Oil & Gas Exploration

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Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $82K mark. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of QEP Resources people (55 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn $85K annually.


By state, QEP Resources employees make the most in Oklahoma, earning approximately $98K per year on average.


Petroleum Engineers earn the highest median pay at around $98K, followed by Corrosion Engineers ($96K).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $102K for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. QEP Resources workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $86K on average.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $81K.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and free drinks.

Key Stats

63 %
38 %
$42,500 - $88,820
$73,500 - $104,762
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
$76,500 - $101,500

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