An Oil & Gas Landman earns an average salary of $96,017 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$19,609 - $172,254
(Median)
$20K
$96K
$170K
MEDIAN: $96,016
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$19,609 - $172,254  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$24,160 - $158,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Oil & Gas Landman

Oil & gas landmen work primarily for energy companies. Permission is needed from landowners prior to conducting these jobs, so these landmen must conduct research to determine the land's rightful owners and to whom the mineral rights belong, as these are not always owned by the same entities. As such, negotiation skills are highly beneficial in this position.

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Oil & Gas 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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Experience Affects Oil & Gas Landman Salaries

National Average
$98,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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