Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $135,041 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Well Production Engineering.

$93,187 - $198,781
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$93K
$140K
$200K
MEDIAN: $135,041
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Salary
$93,187 - $198,781  
   
Bonus
$1,919 - $50,148  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $30,767  
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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$95,384 - $241,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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National Average: $150,746

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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 16%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 9%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$151,000

Simulation
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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