Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $134,176 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Drilling Engineering and Well Production Engineering.
Experienced Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$94,780 - $195,610
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$94,780 - $195,610  
   
Bonus
$3,606 - $49,119  
Profit Sharing
$1,977 - $30,454  
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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$99,046 - $231,369  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Drilling Engineering
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Well Production Engineering
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Simulation
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Reservoir Engineering
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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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Project Management
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National Average
$152,000
Microsoft Excel
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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