When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $84K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas; Midland, Texas (around $64K), San Antonio, Texas (about $55K), and Santa Paula, Calif. ($32K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; salaries there average to $90K per year.
Sales Trainers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $98K annually; Petroleum Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $91K, while Mechanical Engineers and Project Engineers rank near the top as well ($89K and about $84K, respectively). Earning only $53K on average, Field Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $69K per year. The largest slice of the Weatherford International, Inc workforce (42 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $80K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $98K per year for Project Management Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $90K annually. Weatherford International, Inc workers who hold a Master of Arts (MA) are also well compensated, earning around $98K on average.
When it comes to skills, Computer Aided Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $90K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Weatherford International, Inc workforce; one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Just one in six respondents receive paid time off. To plan for old age, a strong majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Weatherford International, Inc employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and supplemental maternity leave.