A Petroleum Engineer with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of $102,912 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$68,375 - $182,330
$68K
$100K
$180K
MEDIAN: $102,912
10%
50%
90%

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$47.82 - $86.33
$68
MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$68,375 - $182,330  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $30,767  
Profit Sharing
$49.32 - $40,547  
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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$69,680 - $224,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$67.82  
   
Overtime
$49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$197.27 - $30,767  
   
Profit Sharing
$49.32 - $40,547  
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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$69,680 - $224,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $114,352

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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