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Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $132,711 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
$94,059 - $195,046
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $132,711
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$94,059 - $195,046  
   
Bonus
$2,580 - $44,544  
Profit Sharing
$1,923 - $30,201  
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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$97,742 - $228,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 12%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 8%

Simulation
up arrow 8%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$150,000

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%