An Oil & Gas Landman earns an average salary of $91,006 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$19,463 - $173,593
$19K
$91K
$170K
MEDIAN: $91,005
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Salary
$19,463 - $173,593  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
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$19,784 - $181,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

  • 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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Key Stats for Oil & Gas Landman

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Oil & Gas Landman Salaries

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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