Landman Salary

The average Landman in the United States earns approximately $80K annually. Total cash compensation for Landmans runs from $51K to $126K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $21K and profit sharing that can reach almost $26K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Although nearly one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and a little over a half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Landmans. Most Landmans survey respondents are men (77 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$51,756 - $115,794
(Median)
$52K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,883
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$17.87 - $53.59
(Median)
$18
$37
$54
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,756 - $115,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,798  
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $25,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,383 - $125,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 441
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $53.59  
   
Overtime
$36.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,798  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $25,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,383 - $125,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Job Description for Landman

A landman holds an important position in the energy and natural resource industries. Employed mainly by mining and energy companies, the landman is mainly concerned with acquiring and maintaining access to the rights to use land for natural resource extraction. While this position oce entailed on-the-ground exploration, the position today is primarily an indoor job that still requires an occasional front-line presence (sometimes in inclement weather or rough conditions).

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Landman Tasks

  • Oversee the work of technical staff and supervise geological procedures necessary to identify exploration sites.
  • Assess the cost of oil and gas wells and monitor production rates to improve exploration processes.
  • Coordinate field exploration activities.

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Popular Skills for Landman


Landmans who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Contract Negotiation, Legal Research, and Due Diligence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Due Diligence. Most people who know Contract Negotiation also know Legal Research.

Pay by Experience Level for Landman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $76K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $94K. Landmans who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $92K. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $102K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,048

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Landmans, San Antonio provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Landmans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+8 percent), Denver (+5 percent), Pittsburgh (+4 percent), and Tulsa (+4 percent). Compared to the national average, Lafayette Landmans have considerably lower salaries, 29 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Fort Worth and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Landman Salaries




National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Landman Salaries



National Average
$83,000

Legal Research
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Due Diligence
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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