Average Salary for Weatherford International, Inc Employees

Houston, Texas-based Weatherford International, Inc hires for positions ranging from Petroleum Engineer to Professional Services Engineer in the energy. An average Weatherford International, Inc employee can expect to make $73K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Weatherford International, Inc, but geography and your job title affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Houston, Texas 77027


Energy, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $71K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Weatherford International, Inc employees (40 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $78K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Midland, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($81K), San Antonio, Texas (about $52K), and Champaign, Ill. (around $51K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Santa Paula, Calif. at about $32K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Maryland pays Weatherford International, Inc the most — $90K annually on average.


Petroleum Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $89K per year; Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, and Manufacturing Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $89K, approximately $84K, and $77K, respectively. Financial compensation for Quality Control Inspectors is rather low — on average only $32K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Certificate Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $98K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of around $90K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE); Weatherford International, Inc awards about $98K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $97K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Engineering Design.


At Weatherford International, Inc, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Weatherford International, Inc; the company rewards only one in four survey participants with paid vacation time and only one in eight survey participants with sick leave. Weatherford International, Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. At Weatherford International, Inc, a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Weatherford International, Inc


13 %
87 %
$50,868 - $78,598
$50,258 - $98,843

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$51,495 - $91,733
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$71,953 - $92,207
$74,716 - $82,797
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