Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer is $88,945 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$58,089 - $113,914
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MEDIAN: $88,945
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Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$17.11 - $61.83
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,089 - $113,914  
   
Bonus
$959 - $20,859  
Profit Sharing
$462.08 - $24,684  
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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$59,129 - $129,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 981
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $61.83  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $102.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$959 - $20,859  
   
Profit Sharing
$462.08 - $24,684  
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).
)
$59,129 - $129,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 981
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Simulation
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National Average
$96,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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