A Petroleum Engineer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $99,964 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$39,453 - $157,120
(Median)
$39K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $99,964
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Salary
$39,453 - $157,120  
   
Bonus
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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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$42,712 - $186,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 34%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 8%

National Average
$101,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None:
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