Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $129,339 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Reservoir Engineering, Microsoft Word, and Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation.

$85,179 - $196,153
$85K
$130K
$200K
MEDIAN: $129,339
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$49.13 - $63.12
$52
MEDIAN: $51.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$85,179 - $196,153  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $52,422  
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $35,235  
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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$86,905 - $240,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$51.76  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,500 - $52,422  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $35,235  
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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$86,905 - $240,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $141,185

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲30%

Reservoir Engineering
▲14%

Microsoft Word
▲14%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▲12%

Microsoft Office
▲8%

Well Production Engineering
▲5%

Engineering Design
▲5%

Simulation
▲3%

National Average
$141,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Drilling Engineering
▼9%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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