Average Salary for QEP Resources Employees

Based in Denver, Colo.,oil & gas exploration sector player QEP Resources offers many employment opportunities, including Petroleum Engineer and Corrosion Engineer positions. The average QEP Resources employee earns $65K per year. QEP Resources paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though your role at the company is also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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)
$26,783 - $49,585  
[-]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$26,783 - $49,585  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (2)
$65,263 - $141,175  
[+]Petroleum Engineer (2)
Salary$65,310 - $114,697  
Bonus$3,391 - $30,331  
Total Pay$65,263 - $141,175  
[+]Corrosion Engineer (2)
$72,178 - $124,558  
[+]Corrosion Engineer (2)
Salary$64,938 - $114,814  
Total Pay$72,178 - $124,558  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About This Company

Denver, Colorado 

Oil & Gas Exploration

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $82K. Overall, the greater share of QEP Resources folks have one to four years of experience and earn $85K annually.


By state, Oklahoma offers the highest pay at about $98K per year.


Petroleum Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $98K; Corrosion Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $96K.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $102K. QEP Resources workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $86K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $81K.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and free drinks.

Key Stats for QEP Resources


63 %
38 %
$42,500 - $88,820
$73,500 - $104,762
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
$76,500 - $101,500

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