A Petroleum Engineer in Dallas, Texas earns an average salary of $101,871 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Drilling Engineering, Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation, Reservoir Engineering, Well Production Engineering, and Project Management.

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$58,175 - $182,461  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $126,045  
Profit Sharing
$14,006  
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$58,466 - $223,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$103,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 65%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 43%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 39%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 24%

Project Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$103,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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