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Average Salary for XTO Energy Employees

Fort Worth, Texas-based XTO Energy hires for positions ranging from Engineering Technician to Drilling Engineer in the petroleum industry. XTO Energy generally pays its employees $64K per year. At XTO Energy, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

XTO Energy typically pays:
above market

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Employer: XTO Energy
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Desktop Support Analyst (4)
$35,193 - $70,788  
[-]Desktop Support Analyst (4)
Salary$40,815 - $72,394  
Total Pay$35,193 - $70,788  
[+]Engineering Technician (3)
$36,997 - $76,189  
[+]Engineering Technician (3)
Salary$39,218 - $72,215  
Total Pay$36,997 - $76,189  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$39,204 - $72,629  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Salary$40,111 - $70,478  
Total Pay$39,204 - $72,629  
[+]Drilling Engineer (2)
$74,794 - $120,275  
[+]Drilling Engineer (2)
Salary$79,348 - $119,695  
Total Pay$74,794 - $120,275  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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XTO Energy Details

Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Petroleum, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Petroleum industry

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Drilling Engineers earn the highest median pay at $110K, followed by Desktop Support Analysts ($61K), Administrative Assistants ($58K), and Engineering Technicians (around $50K).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $59K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of XTO Energy employees (33 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn approximately $76K annually.


Residents of Pittsburgh pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $82K per year; other top-paying cities include Midland (approximately $73K) and the company's headquarter city of Fort Worth ($65K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Pennsylvania, where they average to $82K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

CompTIA Security+ Experts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $63K. CompTIA Network+ Experts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $63K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $66K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $102K. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in five of XTO Energy's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Windows Support, Windows Operating System General Use, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

The company rewards a fair portion of workers with paid vacation time and more than half of workers with paid sick leave. XTO Energy workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At XTO Energy, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and life insurance.

Key Stats

30 %
70 %
$35,608 - $126,760
$47,463 - $116,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
$45,791 - $106,823

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