When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($139K per year) can be spotted in Berwyn, Pa.; Midland, Texas (around $98K), Fort Worth, Texas (about $89K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $51K) is Champaign, Ill. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $137K annually) in Pennsylvania.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $85K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Weatherford International, Inc employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $73K annually on average.
Geologists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $90K per year — though Quality Managers, Business Analysts, and Technical Advisors also do fairly well at $85K, $78K, and approximately $75K, respectively. Near the bottom at Weatherford International, Inc are Petroleum Engineers, pulling in an average of just $66K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $92K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Professional Engineer is rewarded with median pay of $84K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a GED or High School Diploma; Weatherford International, Inc awards $87K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $97K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Weatherford International, Inc is Microsoft Office; around one in five of employees use it for work. Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Weatherford International, Inc gives paid vacation days to 37 percent and sick leave to a fifth of survey participants. Nearly all respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Weatherford International, Inc provides health insurance to almost all respondents, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.