When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas; Oklahoma City, Okla. ($84K), Midland, Texas (around $64K), and San Antonio, Texas (about $52K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $32K, Santa Paula, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Maryland, where the average salary is $90K annually.
Earning $89K per year on average, Mechanical Engineers receive the most money, followed by Petroleum Engineers (about $81K), Software Developers (around $80K), and Manufacturing Engineers ($77K). Weatherford International, Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Field Engineers ($53K on average).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $67K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $80K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $98K annually for Project Management Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $91K per year. Weatherford International, Inc compensates Master of Arts (MA)-holders the most at $98K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Computer Aided Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $90K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four respondents at Weatherford International, Inc enjoy paid vacation time, and just a fifth of respondents can take sick leave. A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Weatherford International, Inc provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and most employees do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.