A Landman earns an average salary of $79,080 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Contract Negotiation. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Landman Total Pay (?
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$48,656 - $116,719
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MEDIAN: $79,079
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Landman Total Pay (?
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$17.62 - $52.32
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,656 - $116,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,811  
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $49,316  
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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$48,297 - $127,718  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.62 - $52.32  
   
Overtime
$20.94 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,811  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $49,316  
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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$48,297 - $127,718  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Landman
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Antonio
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Denver
up arrow 12%
Houston
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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$83,000
Oklahoma City
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Austin
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Dallas
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Midland
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Fort Worth
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Experience Affects Landman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
National Average
$83,000

Skills That Affect Landman Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%
National Average
$83,000
Legal Research
up arrow 32%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 84 votes.
Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 32%
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