The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $130,674 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Reservoir Engineering.

$87,378 - $195,887
(Median)
$87K
$130K
$200K
MEDIAN: $130,674
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$50.00 - $64.24
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MEDIAN: $53.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$87,378 - $195,887  
   
Bonus
$991 - $52,029  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $35,355  
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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$88,667 - $239,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$53.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$991 - $52,029  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $35,355  
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).
)
$88,667 - $239,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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National Average: $143,998

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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 30%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 13%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 10%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Simulation
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$144,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 12%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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