Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer is $105,637 per year.
Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$74,677 - $144,289
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $105,636
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Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$8.21 - $117.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$74,677 - $144,289  
   
Bonus
$2,875 - $30,434  
Profit Sharing
$1,956 - $31,500  
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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$77,357 - $166,404  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $117.45  
   
Overtime
$19.65 - $203.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$2,875 - $30,434  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,956 - $31,500  
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).
)
$77,357 - $166,404  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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Oklahoma City
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Denver
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Bakersfield
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$119,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 9%
Project Management
up arrow 8%
Well Production Engineering
up arrow 7%
Drilling Engineering
up arrow 7%
Reservoir Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$119,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%
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