Petroleum Engineer with Simulation Skills in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer with Simulation skills in Houston, Texas is $117,188 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$58,213 - $229,998
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MEDIAN: $117,188
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$58,213 - $229,998  
   
Bonus
$19,653  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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$58,213 - $288,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$128,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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