Drilling Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $110K; Sharepoint Administrators are next on the list, bringing in close to $93K, followed by Administrative Assistants earning approximately $63K and Desktop Support Analysts making around $61K. At $50K, Engineering Technicians are among the lowest paid at XTO Energy.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $59K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of XTO Energy employees (31 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $76K annually.
Residents of Pittsburgh pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $82K per year; other top-paying cities include Midland ($73K) and the company's headquarter city of Fort Worth (approximately $65K). By state, XTO Energy pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $82K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a CompTIA Security+ Expert certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $63K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. CompTIA Network+ Experts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $63K per year. Regarding salaries and education, XTO Energy pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $66K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $102K. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Windows Support, Windows Operating System General Use, and Office Administration.
Benefits and Perks
More than half of workers do get paid time off for vacation, but only half of workers get paid sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at XTO Energy, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair portion of workers, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and life insurance.