Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $132,620 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$94,361 - $197,267
(Median)
$94K
$130K
$200K
MEDIAN: $132,619
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$94,361 - $197,267  
   
Bonus
$2,023 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$1,249 - $30,579  
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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$97,645 - $236,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 15%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 5%

Simulation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$151,000

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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