Average Salary for Weatherford International, Inc Employees

Based in Houston, Texas,energy industry player Weatherford International, Inc offers many employment opportunities, including Field Engineer and Geologist positions. Employees at Weatherford International, Inc make $66K annually on average. Though your city and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Weatherford International, Inc, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Weatherford International, Inc typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Weatherford International, Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Administrative Assistant (6)
$26,739 - $56,420  
[-]Administrative Assistant (6)
Salary$29,894 - $58,071  
Total Pay$26,739 - $56,420  
[+]Geologist (4)
$54,394 - $143,232  
[+]Geologist (4)
Salary$53,947 - $143,506  
Total Pay$54,394 - $143,232  
[+]Field Engineer (4)
$39,442 - $84,097  
[+]Field Engineer (4)
Salary$47,534 - $98,009  
Total Pay$39,442 - $84,097  
[+]Field Service Technician (3)
$30,742 - $71,554  
[+]Field Service Technician (3)
Total Pay$30,742 - $71,554  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77027


Energy, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

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Earning $103K on average, Reservoir Engineers receive the most money, followed by Geologists ($89K), Mechanical Engineers ($79K), and Technical Advisors (about $75K). Customer Service Representatives are among the lowest paid at around $53K.


Median pay is highest in Fort Worth (approximately $88K per year), followed by Oklahoma City ($81K), Dallas (approximately $80K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston ($76K). At around $50K, Odessa is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $107K annually) in California.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $78K for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $68K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $92K for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $75K annually. Weatherford International, Inc compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at about $103K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Account Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $103K. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; around one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

36 percent have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of workers can take paid time off for illness. Weatherford International, Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all employees use this option to save for their retirement. At Weatherford International, Inc, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Weatherford International, Inc are a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Weatherford International, Inc


30 %
70 %
$48,493 - $96,967
$49,160 - $89,256
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

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