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Average Salary for Weatherford International, Inc Employees

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Weatherford International, Inc offers a range of employment opportunities in the energy industry, from Geologist to Field Engineer. Weatherford International, Inc employees typically bring home $65K per year. At Weatherford International, Inc, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Weatherford International, Inc typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Weatherford International, Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Administrative Assistant (5)
$26,394 - $57,475  
[-]Administrative Assistant (5)
Salary$29,921 - $57,196  
Total Pay$26,394 - $57,475  
[+]Field Engineer (5)
$41,357 - $87,603  
[+]Field Engineer (5)
Salary$49,367 - $96,871  
Total Pay$41,357 - $87,603  
[+]Geologist (4)
$55,081 - $146,592  
[+]Geologist (4)
Salary$54,577 - $142,823  
Total Pay$55,081 - $146,592  
[+]Operations Supervisor (3)
$44,538 - $103,973  
[+]Operations Supervisor (3)
Salary$51,412 - $101,417  
Bonus$1,212 - $9,760  
Total Pay$44,538 - $103,973  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Weatherford International, Inc Details

Houston, Texas 77027


Energy, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

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Reservoir Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $103K, followed by Geologists ($89K), Mechanical Engineers ($79K), and Technical Advisors (around $75K). At $65K, Field Engineers are among the lowest paid at Weatherford International, Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K annually) can be spotted in Fort Worth; Oklahoma City ($81K), Dallas ($80K), and Lafayette (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. At $50K, Odessa is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Weatherford International, Inc employee makes around $107K per year.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Weatherford International, Inc for between five and ten years haul in approximately $81K on average. For the most part, a representative employee at Weatherford International, Inc has been working for one to four years and makes about $67K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountant s receive bigger paychecks ($92K) than those without credentials. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $75K. Weatherford International, Inc workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $103K on average.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $86K. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Weatherford International, Inc workforce; slightly less than a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

35 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in five workers get sick leave. Almost all employees save for retirement through Weatherford International, Inc's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

30 %
70 %
$48,493 - $96,967
$49,231 - $89,024
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

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