Petroleum Engineer with Drilling Engineering Skills Salary

A Petroleum Engineer with Drilling Engineering skills earns an average salary of $98,229 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$58,326 - $158,240
$58K
$98K
$160K
MEDIAN: $98,229
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$17.11 - $81.22
$17
$54
$81
MEDIAN: $54.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$58,326 - $158,240  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $45,615  
Profit Sharing
$12.16 - $39,453  
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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$59,285 - $213,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $81.22  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $221.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$493.16 - $45,615  
   
Profit Sharing
$12.16 - $39,453  
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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$59,285 - $213,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Petroleum Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Petroleum Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petroleum Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 28 salaries. A Petroleum Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $177,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,371

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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 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$102,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 12%