Landmans in the United States can expect wages of $80K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Landmans range from $55K on the low end to $132K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $31K and $26K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Landmans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Landmans survey respondents are men (72 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$52,885 - $121,149
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MEDIAN: $80,213
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,885 - $121,149  
   
Bonus
$319.31 - $30,559  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $25,760  
Total Pay (?
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$54,687 - $131,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $55.31  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$319.31 - $30,559  
   
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $25,760  
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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$54,687 - $131,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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.

Common Career Paths for Landman


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Landmans who move on to become Senior Landmans may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Landmans get paid an average of $116K per year.

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Popular Skills for Landman


Landmans typically list a handful of skills 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Due Diligence. Those educated in Contract Negotiation tend to be well versed in Legal Research.

Pay by Experience Level for Landman

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


Landmans with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $72K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $89K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Landmans bring in $95K after working for 10 to 20 years. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $106K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,706

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

Home to some of the best pay for Landmans, Fort Worth offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Landmans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Antonio (+23 percent), Denver (+21 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Tulsa (+7 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Landmans is geography, with workers in Lafayette earning a whopping 30 percent below the national average. Employers in Oklahoma City and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 4 percent lower, 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 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Landman Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Landman Salaries



Legal Research
0%

National Average
$84,000

Due Diligence
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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