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Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $133,302 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$94,155 - $197,371
MEDIAN: $133,301

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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.
$94,155 - $197,371  
$2,466 - $48,309  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $30,639  
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).
$97,494 - $234,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 12%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 8%

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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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National Average

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

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