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Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $133,502 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$94,752 - $197,629
MEDIAN: $133,502

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$94,752 - $197,629  
$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).
$97,871 - $235,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 12%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 7%

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Project Management
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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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National Average

Drilling Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


8 %
92 %

Common Health Benefits

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