Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $130,008 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Microsoft Office, Reservoir Engineering, Microsoft Word, and Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation.

$83,885 - $193,467
$84K
$130K
$190K
MEDIAN: $128,967
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$40.50 - $62.05
$51
MEDIAN: $51.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$83,885 - $193,467  
   
Bonus
$2,042 - $60,820  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $33,935  
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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$84,203 - $249,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$51.12  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,042 - $60,820  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $33,935  
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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$84,203 - $249,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $137,720

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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 14 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲25%

Microsoft Office
▲22%

Reservoir Engineering
▲17%

Microsoft Word
▲17%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▲15%

Engineering Design
▲12%

National Average
$138,000

Well Production Engineering
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Drilling Engineering
▼8%

Simulation
▼12%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 5%
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