Landman Salary

Earnings for Landmans in the United States come in at around $79K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Landmans approaches anywhere from $55K on the lower end to $131K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $30K from bonuses and upwards of $25K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Landmans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and around half have dental, as well. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Landmans greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$52,790 - $121,190
$53K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,407
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50%
90%

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$27.40 - $55.31
$27
$40
$55
MEDIAN: $40.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,790 - $121,190  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $29,933  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $25,342  
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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$55,123 - $130,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.40 - $55.31  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $29,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $25,342  
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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$55,123 - $130,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

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

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Landmans often transition into Senior Landman positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Landmans earn $116K per year.

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Popular Skills for Landman


Survey takers who work as Landmans usually report a few specific skills. 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. It is often found that people who know Contract Negotiation are also skilled in Legal Research.

Pay by Experience Level for Landman

Pay by Experience for a Landman has a positive trend. An entry-level Landman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Landman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Landman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 45 salaries. A Landman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,110

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

With a pay rate for Landmans that is 34 percent greater than the national average, Fort Worth offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Landmans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+29 percent), San Antonio (+24 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Tulsa (+8 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Lafayette Landmans earning much less — 29 percent less — than the national average. Workers in Oklahoma City and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Landman

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Landman Salaries

▲28%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$83,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Landman Salaries




National Average
$83,000

Due Diligence
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 37%