Petroleum Engineer at Chevron Corporation Salary

A Petroleum Engineer at Chevron Corporation earns an average salary of $120,633 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$78,297 - $207,466
$78K
$120K
$210K
MEDIAN: $120,633
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Salary
$78,297 - $207,466  
   
Bonus
$4,818 - $52,197  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,000 - $279,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 $113,000 based on 12 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 $135,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 17 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 $250,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $129,000

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲94%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$129,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
▲8%

Project Management
▲6%

National Average
$129,000

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▼8%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▼12%


Drilling Engineering
▼36%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 5%